Interns take a behind-the-scenes look at collections and conservation

May 1, 2012

On April 30, three Historic New England interns toured two floors of our collections storage facility, photo studio, and conservation lab in Haverhill, Massachusetts, with Registrar Megan MacNeil. Theinterns, two working with Historic New England’s development team and one working with our education team, learned about the organization’sfounding principles, collecting policies, deaccessioning projects, loans toother institutions, and new gifts to the collection.

Historic New England offers internships to graduate and undergraduate students pursuing degrees in American studies, American history, museum studies, arts administration, preservation studies, art and architectural history, library and information science, and related fields. Learn more about internships at Historic New England.