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Peabody Essex Museum Registration Department

Registration Intern

Site Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 10 am-5 pm

"Join the Registration team as a registration intern. As a registration intern, you will discover the secret, fast-paced behind-the-scenes of working at a museum by assisting in the daily duties of the Registration Department. You will assist in the preparation of documentation for changing exhibitions, outgoing loans and PEM's permanent collection; digitize collection records, including scanning, image manipulation, file re-naming, and organization; data entry of object and accession records on the Argus Software database system; archive files, including surveying, organizing, and archiving files under the instruction of the entire Registration Department; research projects pertaining to donors, loans, and object records as they arise; train in object handling, object moves and the creation of condition reports; and participate in ongoing collection digitization projects (currently working with the Native American Collection). Internship Qualifications: College student with knowledge of and an appreciation for art/art history, and a demonstrated ability in paying attention to details. Ability to work well with staff throughout PEM is essential.  Download an application from PEM's website include a cover letter (please indicate if you are seeking course credit) and resume and send to or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783."

- Peabody Essex Museum

East India Square 161 Essex Street
Salem, MA01970
United States
Phone: 978-745-9500
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