Museum Studies - Internships and Workshops

October 26, 2011

Internships for Spring and Summer 2012 @ German American Heritage Center

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Graduate level internships, independent study and project opportunities are always available at the German American Heritage Center & Museum.
The museum works on an individual basis with the student, adviser and/or professor to ensure the student has a unique and enriching learning experience that fulfills their educational goals.

Emphasis areas include but are not limited to museum/interpretive studies, communications (marketing/public relations), education/curriculum, and business administration.

To learn more, contact the Center at 563-322-8844 or

This is a great opportunity to shape your own internship and practicum experience that best meets your future career needs!

September 7, 2011

Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) Internship for Spring 2012 -Deadline approaching, September 16

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The IMA Intern Program

The IMA Intern Program is open to juniors, seniors, recent graduates, or graduate students who work on projects with their assigned mentor and department staff. Typically, more students participate in summer than in the fall and spring terms. Summer interns participate in regularly scheduled programming designed to provide a broader understanding of museum operations and practices.

IMA Internships are offered in the following departments with availability depending on departmental requests:

Design and Installation
Environmental/Historic Preservation
Library Services/Archives
Management Information Systems/New Media
Public Affairs/Public Relations
Public Programs

For more information on the departments listed above, please read our department descriptions.

Spring 2012
(January 9, 2012 - April 27, 2012).
Applications due: September 16, 2011
Notifications sent: October 24, 2011

Application materials must include:

Completed application form IMA Internship Application.doc
Cover Letter
Recommendation Letter
(academic is preferred; however a professional recommendation will be accepted)
Writing Sample
Copy of transcript
Internship application material should be submitted electronically, and may be emailed to the Internship Program.

February 8, 2011

Missouri State Archives - Preservation and Conservation - Workshops

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The Missouri State Archives, a division of the Office of Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, will offer free training workshops during February.
Designed to teach individuals how to properly preserve and provide access to historical records.
Environmental Control, Storage & Housing, Appropriate Supplies, Handling, Disaster Preparedness

February 9, Wednesday
St. Joseph Museum

February 16, Wednesday
Greene County Archives and Records Center, Springfield

February 22, Tuesday
Boone County Historical Society and Museum, Columbia

February 24, Thursday
St. Charles County Heritage Museum at Heritage Park

More Information:

AMM & IAM 2011 Conference

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Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) will partner with the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM)  in 2011. The conference will be titled, Museumpalooza: A Celebration of Cultural Tourism and Communities, and will be held July 24-27 at The Palmer House Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. AMM and IAM will collaborate with the Visitors Studies Association (VSA) to present two concurrent conferences at The Palmer House.

For more information:

March 29, 2010

Workshop in Chicago June 11

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January 13, 2010

IMA- Collections Care for Beginners, Johnson County Historical Society, Coralville

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June 14 (Monday) – Collections Care for Beginners, Johnson County Historical Society, Coralville. 10:00 a.m. -
4:00 p.m. Registration $45 IMA members/$55 non members. Speaker: Angela Stanford, Curator of
Collections, Danish Immigrant Museum.

IMA- Exhibit Development for Beginners, Danish Immigrant Museum, Elkhorn.

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7 – (Friday) Exhibit Development for Beginners, Danish Immigrant Museum, Elkhorn. 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
Registration $45 IMA members/$55 non members. Lindsey MacAllister, Speaker.

IMA- Iowa Core Curriculum and it’s Impact on Museum Educators Part II

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April 26 (Monday) – Iowa Core Curriculum and It’s Impact on Museum Educators Part II. Fort Des Moines
Museum, Des Moines. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Speaker, Cheryl Mullenbach, Social Studies Consultant,
Iowa Department of Education. Registration $45 IMA members/$55 non-members.

IMA- Non-traditional Programming Workshop

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April 22 (Thursday) - Non-traditional Programming Workshop, Forest Park, Perry, Iowa. 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Speakers: Dan Jones, Education Director, Living History Farms; Pete Malmberg, Dallas Co. Conservation, and
Michael Kates, Fort Des Moines Museum. Registration $45 IMA members/$55 non-members

IMA- Geo-thermal Workshop

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March 11- Geo-thermal workshop. 9:30 -11:30 a.m., Forest Park Museum, Dallas County Conservation, 1477 K Ave.,
Perry, Iowa. Registration $25 IMA members/$35 non-members. Speaker: Curtis Clausen.

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