We offer excellent opportunities for individuals seeking to strive and flourish in the research and consultancy industry, focusing on their professional as well as personal development. Our distinctive environment offers careers that are exciting, challenging and rewarding. We encourage our people to learn, experiment and grow – for both their own personal benefit and the museum’s.
The Dallas African American Museum is seeking student interns to assist in processing collections in its archives. The archives of the African American museum contain approximately sixty collections that focus on the history and culture of African Americans in Dallas. There are personal papers, of Dallas African Americans, the organizational records of Dallas fraternal, social and civic organizations, and artifacts.
The African American Museum seeks students who have some background in American history and, preferably African-American history. Students who have taken courses in Library Science and or archival processing are also preferred. Interns are expected to be able to lift at least 50 pounds. Interns are expected to work at least 15 to 20 hours per week. Currently, students who can work Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. are preferred. But hours are flexible.
The Museum will provide training in archival processing as well as other museum management work as needed.
To apply, interested students should send a resume with contact information to:
Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney