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The Florida Keys History & Discovery Foundation offers paid Summer Internship APPLY SOON

Published March 30, 2023

This is an opportunity for graduate students or recent MA/PhD graduates to gain hands-on technical experience and help us improve collection accessibility. The foundation is seeking students pursuing a graduate degree in information studies, history, public history, library science, museum studies, a related program, or a recent graduate from such a program; as well as a biological anthropologist or archaeologist to help with the bone fragments and potsherds that are in the collection.

Working alongside a senior museum professional, the interns will be processing donated collections.

The work includes:

Rehousing and planning collection storage, using the best methods of preventive conservation

Environmental monitoring and insect control recommendations

Data entry-Documentation of the collection with CatalogIt

Digitization and photo editing, including processing videos

Research the materials

We are looking for 8 interns for a 4-week session July 11-August 4.

A Stipend, Housing and Transportation to and from the museum each day will be provided. Please email Lisa Kelman at for more information. To apply please write a letter explaining your interest and experience in this kind of project. One letter of reference from someone that is familiar with your academic interests is also requested.