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Subject: Internship at Vermont Museum and Gallery Alliance

Internship at Vermont Museum and Gallery Alliance

From: Eileen Corcoran <vccp<-a>
Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Paid Summer Internship

The Vermont Museum and Gallery Alliance (VMGA) is seeking an intern
for a 12- week project assisting museums and historical societies
throughout Vermont with a variety of collections management related

The intern will spend two weeks at six different institutions
working on collections management, documentation, or exhibition
projects selected by the organization. Duties could include
rehousing, cataloging, assessment, inventory, research, exhibit
fabrication and installation, or other collections care activities.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in museums and
education in the areas of collections management, conservation,
archives, and/or exhibitions. Preference will be given to candidates
currently enrolled in a graduate-level program in museum studies,
conservation, or similar field. Post- graduate candidates may also
apply. Demonstrated understanding of small museum issues and
operation, as well as the ability to work independently, are

Compensation includes a salary of $3000 plus room and board stipend.
The internship includes some travel and the intern must have their
own vehicle; mileage will be reimbursed. Project runs from
June-August, 2005. Exact start date to be determined.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to

    Eileen Corcoran
    Vermont Collections Care Program
    c/o Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
    4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT 05491

Application materials may also be e- mailed to vccp<-a t->sover< . >net.
Review of applications will begin February 15th. Position open
until filled. Questions, please contact Eileen Corcoran at above
e-mail or 802-475-2022.

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Received on Wednesday, 19 January, 2005

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