Fall Internships at the Atlanta History Center

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The Atlanta History Center has a number of internship opportunities in programming, exhibitions/curatorial , socially-responsive theater, education (grades 4-12, especially), and community engagement.

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Position Title: Exhibition –Curatorial Intern
Department: Office of Historian
Required Commitment Period: Fall Session
Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, flexible schedule, minimum of 10 hours weekly
Start/End Dates: August 31st – December 7th

General Description

This person in this position will assist with community outreach and curatorial duties to help develop offsite exhibitions and/or other forms of public history interpretation (e.g. digital exhibition, special programs, museum theater, etc.)

Key Responsibilities

  • Helping to facilitate focus and feedback sessions with partners
  • Historical research (primary and secondary source material)
  • Participating in oral history interviews
  • Helping to locate and select materials for exhibition

Desired Skills and Competencies

  • Pursuing a degree in a humanities field with strong coursework in history or a related field.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Able to prioritize tasks and goals
  • Sensitivity to, and interest in developing skills related to fully embracing, cultural and artistic diversity

TO APPLY: Interested applicants may submit their resume and cover letter to Volunteer Services at volunteerservices@atlantahistorycenter.com . No phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship.

Here’s more information about the internship program: http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/support/internships. Please apply before July 31st.

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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
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  • Created On: Jul 12, 2018 - 12:44pm
  • Last Updated: Jul 12, 2018 - 12:44pm