Online Exhibit Intern, The Lawrence History Center, Lawrence MA

Title: Online Exhibit Intern

Description: The Lawrence History Center is a private, non-profit organization with the mission to collect, preserve, share, and interpret the history and heritage of Lawrence, MA and its people. We are looking for a creative individual to research, gather, and use photographs, objects, and previous exhibit pieces to create a unique online exhibit on an Omeka platform. This will include not only scanning and photographing materials, but also creating metadata and writing narratives that will explain the history behind the exhibit. The intern will also create resources for teachers. The subject of the exhibit will be determined by the supervisor and the intern, but the possibilities include public health, World War II, the WPA, diversity in Lawrence, and the early history of Lawrence. This is an unpaid position, but can be used for college or graduate course credit.

Qualifications: Must be available 10 to fifteen hours per week. Preferred days are Wednesdays, Thursdays, and/or Fridays. Familiarity with computers, scanners, metadata and digitization procedures. Excellent writing skills. Knowledge of programming languages preferred. Experience with photography preferred. Experience with Omeka preferred. Knowledge of Dublin Core preferred.

Salary: Unpaid.

How To Apply: Please send a resume to Jennifer Williams at or 6 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA 01840.

Apply By: 5/15/2013