Pro Football Hall of Fame
2121 George Halas Drive
Application Deadline: May 31, 2013
Position: Full-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 06/03/13 — 08/26/13 (Flexible)
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is seeking a student for its summer of 2013 Collections Internship in the museum’s Archives. The Pro Football Hall of Fame has the preeminent public or private historical collection of American Football memorabilia in the world. The museum is seeking a student who is interested in pursuing a career in a historical organization and has an interest in collections management. The student intern will be given an introduction into the history of professional football and the internal collections care practices of the museum. The student intern will assist staff in research projects and collections care of both artifacts and archival materials. He or she will have the opportunity to complete a registration project(s) in the collection by the end of the internship.
Please send a letter of interest and resume to Christy Davis, Registrar, Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44708, (330) 456-8207.
The successful candidate will be required to work 20-40 hours a week for a continuous 12-week period between June and September 2013. The Collections Intern is required to have completed or working to complete an undergraduate degree in one of the following fields: history, anthropology, museum studies, American studies, sports management or equivalent. The museum prefers a student who has experience volunteering or working for an historical organization and is in a graduate program in one of the following fields of study: museum studies, archival studies, public history or equivalent. The Collections Internship is an unpaid internship.