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Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Hastings, Nebraska

The Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History has started a major collections upgrade project and needs an intern to help with the process.  This position will work directly with the collections and the Museum Registrar.  This is definitely a hands-on learning opportunity!

Under the direct supervision of the Curator of Collections some of the responsibilities include:

  • Enter data into PastPerfect.
  • Organize and rehouse artifacts.
  • Photograph artifacts and conduct inventory of collection
  • Maintain records and reports relating to departmental activities.
  • Maintain equipment, materials and supply inventories needed for projects.
  • Support different departments within the Museum as needed.

Full internship description: Hastings Short Intern post

Hagel Fellow
Criss Library Archvies & Special Collections
University of Nebraska – Omaha

The UNO Criss Library, Archives, & Special Collections is responsible for collecting, preserving, making available to the university community and public the specialized, rare, and unique material in the Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection, University Archives, U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives, and Special Collections & Rare Books. Chuck Hagel served as U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1997 to 2008, and U.S. Secretary of Defense, 2013-2015. The Hagel Fellow will assist with the arrangement and description and digitization of the Hagel Archives under the direction of the Hagel Archivist. Projects may include arranging and describing photographs, conducting a survey and writing detailed description of material, and identifying and describing speeches and press material for digitation. Six month appointment beginning fall 2016 or January 2017 with possibility of renewal. No more than 20 hours per week Monday-Friday between 8am and 5pm.
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