Employer: Phillips Historical Society
Internship Number: 383
Internship Title: Archival and Research Intern
Location: Phillips, Maine
Period of Engagement: Available Each Term – Late Spring, Summer or Fall (Building closed during winter)
Compensation: Unpaid
Description of the Internship:
Phillips Historical Society is a non-profit organization that identifies & preserves the history of the town by identifying, collecting, recording and preserving town artifacts, records, picture, etc. for generations to come.

The Phillips Historical Society is seeking an intern to assist with archival, digitalizing, organizational, and research tasks.

Responsibilities:
The intern will have a variety of experiences, including, for example:

  • Scanning, archiving artifacts, and cataloging a wide variety of artifacts from antique quilts, uniforms, and clothing.
  • Digitalizing photos and documents of all kinds
  • Working with both the museum curator and Rail road curator on other projects as needed
Qualifications:
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn something new
  • Good computer skills
  • Willingness to learn genealogy software
  • Positive attitude
  • Professionalism
  • Attention to detail
  • Mature, self-motivated individual able to work independently
Application Process:
Application is made through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.
Complete and submit the Partnership’s Internship Application Form online.
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