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Be an NCHS Intern!

Summer 2019 Internship

The North Canton Heritage Society is seeking an intern for Summer 2019. The intern will gain hands-on collections management and cataloging experience. Internships are open to undergraduate and graduate students in History, Museum Studies, or a related humanities field. The intern will be supervised by the NCHS Director, who will provide the necessary training and materials.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Amanda Sedlak-Hevener, Executive Director, at ncantonheritage@gmail.com by May 1, 2019.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cataloging accessioned objects in our collections management system (PastPerfect) according to NCHS guidelines
  • Updating records in PastPerfect
  • Handling museum objects
  • Numbering accessioned objects according to NCHS guidelines
  • Conducting a collections inventory according to NCHS guidelines
  • Digitizing objects according to NCHS guidelines

Schedule: 12 hours/week (minimum of 200 hours total)

Compensation: College credit (unpaid)

Required Qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited program
  • Completed coursework in history, museum studies, and/or related humanities fields
  • Comfortable with computers and technology
  • Ability to work independently or as a team
  • Willingness to comply with NCHS policies
  • Detail-oriented

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in local history
  • Knowledge of museum collections management practices
  • Experience with collections databases
  • Experience handling museum objects

Contact: Amanda Sedlak-Hevener, Executive Director


(330) 494-4791