Library/Archives Intern, Wenham Museum, Wenham MA
posted December 20, 2013 4:34 PM
We are seeking an intern or volunteer to help organize and catalogue the library and archive collections. This is an ongoing project that requires skills in the handling of fragile primary source documents like letters, wills, deeds, and other manuscripts, writing catalogue descriptions, re-housing materials, and entering data into the Museum's database.
Qualifications: must be able to lift and carry at least 40 lbs. unassisted, stoop, bend, squat, reach, and climb ladders; careful attention to detail and a delicate hand with fragile documents is a necessity, as is reliability and the ability to work independently after training; some college education and experience with data entry (especially PastPerfect) is preferred but training will be provided; experience in handling, cataloguing, and properly storing documents is helpful but will be provided.