The Phillips Collection Internship Opportunity

See the below opportunity for a graduate or undergraduate internship at The Phillips Collection, details follow and on the collection’s website!

University of Maryland Center for Art and Knowledge at The Phillips Collection

Fall 2016 Internship Opportunity in Research and Programs

The Center is looking for an undergraduate or graduate student intern to help conduct visitor research and evaluations in the museum. The visitor studies will be aimed at understanding visitors’ experiences in the museum, prototyping and testing new digital projects, and observing how visitors engage with them. The time commitment and schedule would be very flexible.

The internship brochure and application guidelines are attached, and a description of the internship is posted on the museum’s website. Interested applicants can disregard the deadline of July 31st that is posted on the website. Anyone who is interested can contact Kathryn Rogge at, or they can reach out to me directly ( if they would like more information about the types of digital projects and evaluations that we will be focusing on this fall. 

Symposium on Museums in Prince George’s County


Join a conversation about working collectively to address common issues faced by historical, cultural, and museum organizations in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Be part of the effort of Museum Scholarship and Material Culture Certificate program to connect the University of Maryland with surrounding cultural and historical institutions in Prince George’s County.

Tuesday, December 8th from 5:00-8:00 pm

Benjamin Banneker Room 2212-B
The Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland, College Park

This symposium is geared toward new and seasoned professionals invested in museum issues: students, community members, and professionals of historical, cultural, and museum organizations in Prince George’s County.

Please RSVP by November 10th to with the number of people in your group who will attend and a key issue you’d like to discuss at the symposium.

Symposium Flyer1

The Symposium will feature opening remarks by key speakers followed by group discussions on issues over food and drinks. It will close with attendees reflecting on ways to address issues collectively inside and outside of the University.

Free Parking is available in Lots Z and 1b just west of the The Stamp Student Union.

Join the conversation over food and drinks on December 8th!


Cultural Heritage Information Management Forum

Registration is now open for the Cultural Heritage Information Management Forum that will take place at the Catholic University of America on June 5, 2015. The forum is designed for cultural heritage practitioners, students, and researchers from private and public sectors to share strategies and best practices for creating digital cultural heritage collections, engaging current and potential users, and providing access to digital collections as easily as possible.

The forum is open to the public and lunch will be provided. However, space is limited and registration is required to participate. Registration is free and will be accepted until openings are filled or by May 31. To ensure a space, please register at your earliest convenience. To register, please follow the link:

Martin R. Kalfatovic, Associate Director, Smithsonian Libraries, and Program Director, The Biodiversity Heritage Library, will be the keynote speaker. Panels of invited speakers from libraries, archives, museums and other cultural institutions will present on topics related to the theme of the forum, including:

*    Infrastructure for collection sharing, research, and access

*         Creation of digital collections

*         Access to digital cultural heritage collections

*         Outreach and engagement of users

*         Stewardship of cultural heritage collections

*         Partnerships and collaboration

*         Sustainability and funding models

For program details please visit

Any questions about the forum can be sent to Dr. Youngok Choi at