Do you enjoy local history? Join us on our unique historical island and learn more than you ever imagined about our history from the 1600’s to the present day. Our archives contain many architectural histories, institutional records, personal stories and family histories of those who lived, worked, were hospitalized or imprisoned on the island. The reading will not be boring!!!
The RIHS is seeking a summer intern for the months of July and August. Intern will assist with RIHS collection management and registration. The responsibilities will include assisting with recording, cataloguing, organizing, and inventorying the society records and permanent collection, performing preventative care of items in storage.
Interns should be enrolled in an Historic Preservation, Art History, Museum Studies, landscape architecture and/or Local History Program. All level students will be considered. Work will be on Roosevelt Island. This is a paid position.
The island is easily accessible by aerial tramway or F subway train.
This is a paid internship. Please visit our website: www.rihs.us before submitting your cover letter and resume as a Word attachment to Rooseveltislandhistory@usa.com. Resume limit 2 pages please
Photo of RIHS Visitor Center Kiosk © Richard Bachmann 2010