The Pro Football Hall of Fame seeks a Museum Collections Intern.

Description:

  • The Pro Football Hall of Fame, located in Canton, Ohio, the birthplace of the National Football League, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with the Mission to “Honor the Heroes of the Game, Preserve its History, Promote its Values & Celebrate Excellence EVERYWHERE.”

  • This internship position is open to any student who is a rising junior or senior working toward an undergraduate degree or a graduate-level student.

  • The Hall’s Museum Collections seeks an intern to assist with day-to-day responsibilities of the overall department.

  • Commitment of approximately 40 hours per week with extended hours leading up to and during the annual Enshrinement Powered by Johnson Controls.

  • The intern will work under the supervision of the Curatorial Assistant.

  • A stipend will be provided to help cover cost of living during the internship.

Duties:

  • The Collections Intern will be given an introduction into the history of professional football and the internal collections care practices of the Museum.

  • Assist staff in research projects and collections care of artifacts and archival materials both in storage and on exhibit. 

  • Assist Museum Services Team in the installation and maintenance of new exhibits and displays at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

  • Assist with accessioning of all new donations and assist in tracking all artifact movements and condition changes

  • Assist with legal documentation and condition reporting for historic artifacts including incoming and outgoing loans.

Qualifications:

  • Majoring in history, anthropology, American studies, museum studies or related field.

  • Must have a basic knowledge of the National Football League and its history. In addition, the candidate must be willing to familiarize himself/herself with current events of the sport. This knowledge will make him/her better able to perform all duties of the internship. 

  • Attention to detail, well organized, positive attitude and self-motivated.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Familiarity with Adobe Suite preferred.   

Salary range: $3,000 Stipend

Job classification: Internship

To apply: Visit https://profootballhof.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1806490&&cust_sort1=135334&#jobShould. Deadline for applications is December 15, 2021.

Posted: November 5, 2021
Deadline: December 15, 2021

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