Exhibits and Collections Assistant Internship [Calgary]

Exhibits and Collections Assistant Internship



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Exhibits and Collections Assistant Internship




Canada's Sports Hall of Fame


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Calgary, Alberta


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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
169 Canada Olympic Rd. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T3B 6B7

Project Background:
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is seeking the assistance of one intern to help with a collections storage project and various aspects of three major exhibitions that are being created in 2018. This internship will provide an excellent opportunity for hands-on training in exhibit development, installation, and project management.

To see specific duties intern will have for each project or exhibit, please click on weblink to job description.

Bicycle storage improvement project
CBC Exhibit
Induction Celebrations off site Exhibit and Locker Room Class of 2018 Exhibit
Women in Sport Exhibit

The successful candidate should be a graduate of a museum studies, conservation, collections management, sport history program or sport/recreation management program within the past two years. The candidate should have a diploma or degree and must be between 18 – 30 years of age. Candidates should also have good interpersonal skills, excellent writing skills, organizational skills and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and be able to meet deliverables. Candidates must also be well organized, independent workers and have intermediate to advance computer skills (database management software for museums, Microsoft office). Knowledge of PastPerfect database is an asset but not required. Previous experience handling artefacts is required. There will be a moderate amount of lifting required and candidate will need to be able to lift 40-50 lbs. Previous exhibit or collections management experience is required. Membership with a professional association would be a definite asset.

Interviews will be conducted by the Manager, Exhibits and Collections. All candidates will be screened to ensure they meet YCW eligibility requirements before being interviewed and before hiring the chosen candidate. A maximum of 5 candidates will be interviewed.

Start date to be July 23, 2018. End date to be December 21, 2018. Dates subject to funding.

Job Equity: Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. Applications are welcomed from individuals with a disability, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and new Canadians.

Submit your resume and cover letter in one document to:
Helena Deng, Manager, Exhibits and Collections
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
169 Canada Olympic Rd. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T3B 6B7
or via e-mail: hdeng@cshof.ca