Using original archival sources in Lippitt House Museum's Fine Arts Collection, the intern will compile a comprehensive catalogue of research and a report describing the contents of the Lippitt family's fine arts collection. This project will provide a hands-on opportunity for the student to conduct original research using primary sources and works of art. The research efforts will have a real life impact on future museum installations and acquisitions, as well as contributing to ongoing documentation of Lippitt House Museum's Fine Arts Collection. The student will gain valuable research and writing skills that will help prepare them for future curatorial work in other museum settings. Projects include: - Learn the history of Lippitt House and become familiar with the Fine Arts Collection. - Create a detailed research plan with attainable goals and deadline for each phase of the project. - Organize research on Lippitt House Museum's Fine Arts Collection in a custom Excel spreadsheet. - Write a final report with recommendations for next steps resulting from research findings. These findings will be incorporated into the museum's furnishing plan that will guide re-installation of the exhibition rooms and direct future museum acquisition activities. Qualifications - Basic knowledge of Western Art - Experience using and analyzing original archival materials - Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel - Excellent research and writing skills - Detail oriented, with a commitment to meeting deadlines - Workspace is provided, but students must bring their own laptop Application To apply for this position, please send all required information listed under "How to Apply" to Carrie Taylor, Director at email@example.com. Please include “Arts Intern” in the subject line in your e-mail.