Throughout the year we offer multiple paid internships lasting from 16 weeks to 12 months. These internships focus on a range of topics from local heritage research, archival sciences, and programming development through the Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage. This is an internship program for unemployed or underemployed college or university graduates. It helps graduates make the transition from college or university to the workplace, allowing them to hone their professional skills and begin a career in the heritage, arts, and cultural sectors.
Community Engagement Intern will work towards include working alongside the Community & Program Coordinator to create and implement an adaptable, integrated, marketing communication strategy specific to LDHS events. The intern will work closely with LDHS core staff members, utilizing LDHS vision, mission, and values to align the results of their project within the LDHS strategic plan. Reports to Museum Assistant and Executive Director (1 position. Estimated timeline: June 1 2022 to March 31, 2023)
Digital Archives Technician
The Digital Archives Technician Intern will begin the process of digitally restoring previously digitized images in the LDHS Photography Collection. 1,100-1,750 images of 2,000 images in need of digital restoration will be restored at the completion of the work period. This position also includes increasing digital access to the historic records by digitizing records and items in the Collections following the LDHS Digitization Strategy and assisting with the Museum Move from the Michener House to the Flatiron Building Museum. Reports to Museum Assistant and Executive Director (1 position. Estimated timeline: June 1 2022 to March 31, 2023)
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