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 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 8 to 20 hours per week. Currently, students who can work Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. are preferred. In the fall of 2020, the work hours for student interns will be flexible.
The Museum will provide training in archival processing as well as other museum management work as needed.
For more information, contact:
Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney