Purpose and Development Opportunities Minnetrista Museum and Garden"s Curation and Exhibition Department is currently developing an original in-house exhibition focused on the history of American good preservation (canning), set to premier at Minnetrista in late 2023. The intern in this position will do historical research utilizing primary and secondary sources that will inform the development of this exhibition. The research will be conducted using resources both in the Minnetrista Heritage Collection and in other repositories. Reporting Department Curation and Exhibition Department Reporting Supervisor and Training Provided By Associate Director of Curation and Exhibition Length of Appointment Summer 2022 (2-3 months) Time Commitment 15-20 hours per week Salary Stipend upon completion of internship – $750 Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Conduct historical research that will be used to develop scope and direction of Minnetrista"s 2023 in-house original exhibition on American food preservation, both in the Minnetrista Heritage Collection and other historical resources and repositories. - Develop content reports, annotated bibliographies, and object lists as needed on historical topics. Deliverables will support exhibition development. - Scan a selection of primary source material in the Minnetrista Heritage Collection. - Other duties may be assigned. Work Environment The work environment is typically divided between an office environment with desk, computer, phone, and files, and collection storage areas; however, candidate must be able to move about the entire Minnetrista 40-acre campus. Some locations may be cool with high levels of noise. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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