Special Collections Internships

Department of Special Collections, Art and Artifacts

Deadline: March 18, 2022

The Friends of the Library have provided funding for a student to participate in collections work during the summer of 2022. The project will incorporate cataloging and photography of objects related to an inventory of the collection. There may be other collections management related activities. This is a 10-week internship. At this point we expect the position to be entirely on-site, but the actual arrangements may change in response to the pandemic.   

This internship is open to Bryn Mawr College students. To apply, please submit the following to Marianne Weldon, Department of Special Collections, mweldon@brynmawr.edu, x5022:

  • One- to two-page letter explaining your interest in the position, relevant experience, and how the internship meets your academic, professional and personal goals
  • Resume
  • Name of one faculty member who would be able to speak about your qualifications

Department of Special Collections, Rare Books, Manuscripts, and College Archives

Deadline: March 18, 2022

The Friends of the Library have provided funding for a student to conduct a 10-week internship in the Department of Special Collections, Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Archives. During the 10-week internship, the intern will explore the work of rare books, manuscripts, and the College's archives.

The work may include description and cataloging, conservation, inventory, collection assessment, project planning, and digital reproduction and presentation of cultural items. At this point we expect the positions to include a mix of on-site and remote work, but the actual arrangements may change in response to the pandemic.

To apply, please submit the following to Marianne Hansen, Department of Special Collections, mhansen@brynmawr.edu, x5289:

  • One- to two-page letter explaining your interest in the position, relevant experience, and how the internship meets your academic, professional and personal goals
  • Resume
  • Name of one faculty member who would be able to speak about your qualifications
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