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Internship Program

Consistent with the initial project, the Summer 2018 Internship Program is ideal for rising juniors in high school to a recent graduate from a college or university for a ten week program, June through August . Throughout the program, students will design and executed their own individual project with the help of the Director and Board Members in subjects including, but not limited to: Literature and Women’s Studies; History, Theology, and Politics; Art and Architecture; Photography and Graphic Design; Nonprofit Administration; and Marketing and Development. In addition to their individual projects, students attended field trips to several local institutions in order to gain a more holistic understanding of the history of Gloucester and the Sargent-Stevens-Murray family.

Women’s Studies and Literature Intern
 

Research Life and Accomplishments of Judith Sargent Murray, as an Early Female Colonist focused on Women’s Rights - (Education, Property, Career)

The ideal intern must be well organized and detailed-oriented; have a professional attitude; strong written and verbal skills; have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and independently; and a willingness to work with our small team to achieve the desired deliverables and meet deadlines.
Academic backgrounds can be diverse, but preference will be given to students with experience in Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Philosophy, and English Literature fields. The ideal candidate will work under the supervision of the Administrative Director in order to update pre-existing tour materials and to create new tour materials. Moreover, interns will provide administrative and research support to the Administrative Director, including but not limited to: assisting with article reviews and research, data collection, filing, formatting tour documents, assisting with tours, and answering phones. Lastly, interns are encouraged to participate in educational programs, and other staff activities.

History, Theology, and Politics INTERN


Research the Separation of Church and State from Colonial Period to Today or the establishment of Universalism in the United States.

The ideal intern must be well organized and detailed-oriented; have a professional attitude; strong written and verbal skills; have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and independently; and a willingness to work with our small team to achieve the desired deliverables and meet deadlines.
Academic backgrounds can be diverse, but preference will be given to students with experience in American History, American Studies, Religious Studies­, Politics, and Government. The ideal candidate will work under the supervision of the Administrative Director in order to update pre-existing tour materials and to create new tour materials. Moreover, interns will provide administrative and research support to the Administrative Director, including but not limited to: assisting with article reviews and research, data collection, filing, formatting tour documents, assisting with tours, and answering phones. Lastly, interns are encouraged to participate in educational programs, and other staff activities.
 

ART AND ARCHITECTURE Intern
 

 Research House, Grounds, and Neighborhood or Research
Interiors and Collections

The ideal intern must be well organized and detailed-oriented; have a professional attitude; strong written and verbal skills; have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and independently; and a willingness to work with our small team to achieve the desired deliverables and meet deadlines.

Academic backgrounds can be diverse, but preference will be given to students with experience in Studio Art, Art History, Museum Studies, Architecture, and Historical Preservation. The ideal candidate will work under the supervision of the Administrative Director in order to update pre-existing tour materials and to create new tour materials; design and maintain historically accurate garden and grounds, assist the conservator of the collection with the cataloguing and storage of the collection, assist with the construction and organization of display cases and exhibition spaces and/or assist with the creation of a walking tour of downtown Gloucester. Moreover, interns will provide administrative and research support to the Administrative Director, including but not limited to: assisting with article reviews and research, data collection, filing, formatting tour documents, assisting with tours, and answering phones. Lastly, interns are encouraged to participate in educational programs, and other staff activities.

Graphic Design, Web Design, and Marketing Intern

 Assist with the Development of the Sargent House Museum website, as well as its social media platforms.

The ideal intern must be well organized and detailed-oriented; have a professional attitude; have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and independently; and a willingness to work with our small team to achieve the desired deliverables and meet deadlines. The ideal intern will be interested in learning about the entire spectrum of digital marketing, including but not limited to: Web and Print Marketing Campaigns, Website Design, Public Relations, Social Media, Brand Development, and more. The ideal intern will gain valuable experience learning how to work professionally to provide compelling graphics and copy to be used in a wide array of online and print campaigns.

Academic backgrounds can be diverse, but preference will be given to students with experience in Studio Art, Graphic Design, Web Design, Marketing, or Public Relations. The ideal candidate will work under the supervision of the Administrative Director in order update the SHM website and print collateral; rebrand the SHM to reflect its subject; plan and execute several events throughout the season; and utilize social media to effectively engage current, as well as new visitors and donors . Lastly, interns are encouraged to participate in educational programs, and other staff activities.

ART AND ARCHITECTURE Intern
 

 Document Collections, House Exterior and Interior, as well as Events and Programs throughout the season.

The ideal intern must be well organized and detailed-oriented; have a professional attitude; have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and independently; and a willingness to work with our small team to achieve the desired deliverables and meet deadlines. The ideal intern will be interested in photographing and documenting the museum collection, museum spaces, tours and events. The ideal candidate will have relevant photography experience; as well as own or have access to any equipment needed. The photography intern will gain valuable experience learning how to work professionally to provide compelling images to be used in a wide array of online and print campaigns.

Academic backgrounds can be diverse, but preference will be given to students with experience in Studio Art, Photography, or Videography. The ideal candidate will work under the supervision of the Administrative Director in order to edit, resize, and submit photos via a cloud-based photo library in a timely manner. The right candidate will be able to enhance images by correcting resolution and composition; cropping images and adjusting tone, color, saturation, white balance and brightness. Lastly, interns are encouraged to participate in educational programs, and other staff activities.