STILL AVAILABLE! FALL ’09 ARCHIVES & RECORDS INTERNSHIP AT THE FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CULTURE
For almost fifty years, The Foundation for Jewish Culture, has provided grants, recognition awards, networking opportunities and professional development services to artists and scholars. The Foundation collaborates with cultural institutions, Jewish organizations, consortia, and funders to support the work of these creative individuals. The Foundation also educates and builds audiences to provide meaningful Jewish cultural experiences to the American public, and advocates for the importance of Jewish culture as a core component of Jewish life.
The Foundation seeks an intern for the fall semester to work 20 hours per week on an archives and records management project. The intern will assist in paring down the current archives, creating an online index to the Foundation’s program and financial records, and help with developing and implementing records retention policies. In addition, the intern will draw on the Foundation’s history to assist with the planning of events (exhibits, online galleries) related to the Foundation’s upcoming 50th anniversary.
Interested applicants must be currently enrolled in an internship class in an archives or records management program, or a library science program with a concentration in archives, records, or museums. Must be proficient with all MS-Office applications, especially Word and Excel, Access a plus. Must have completed at least one class in records management. A keen interest or prior experience in an arts or cultural organization is desired.
Compensation: A travel stipend is available to and from the Foundation’s offices, located near Penn Station. The intern can also receive training on Raiser’s Edge, the leading non-profit management database.
Please send resume and cover letter to Michelle Moskowitz-Brown at mmoskowitzbrown [at] jewishculture [dot] org. No phone calls, please. For more information about the Foundation, go to: http://www.jewishculture.org/.
Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017