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About the Internship

Eligibility: Duke University undergraduate student
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 22, 2024 by 11:59 PM EST

This summer, the Carmichael intern will have the opportunity to work hands-on with objects from the museum’s collection by assisting the Nasher’s Registrar department. Interns can expect to spend time working in the newly expanded works on paper storage space conducting inventories; working to properly rehouse objects and conduct mini-inventories in other storage spaces; and correct missing and outdated object information in the collections database. Other tasks may include working with the various files in the Registrar’s office to optimize use of the space. The internship runs for eight weeks from June (begins June 1) to August 2024 and requires a commitment of 20 hours/week. A stipend of $4,000 will be provided.

Application Process

All application materials must be submitted by email to Ellen C. Raimond, Ph.D., Associate Curator of Academic Initiatives, at (In the subject line of the email write, “2024 Carmichael: {First Name, Last Name}”).

To be considered complete, applications for the Carmichael Award must include:

·         Resume

·         Cover letter outlining interest in museums; relevant coursework and/ or experience in museums and/ or the arts; and explanation of how the internship will further student’s career plans

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