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Library Assistant III, Frontline Services - Tisch Library

Location:
Bryn Mawr, PA
Posted:
March 19, 2020

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EDUCATION

Bryn Mawr College; Bryn Mawr, PA

B.A. expected May 2020

History Major with Double Minor in German and Museum Studies

Relevant coursework: Topics in Comparative History; Museum Studies: History, Theory, Practice; The History of the Book with Digital Methods; Historical Methods Lab (Archival Theory Course)

IES Abroad, Freiburg, Germany

Aug 2018 – December 2018

Freiburg - Language & Area Studies; JYA German Language Program

Relevant coursework: Past to Present: From the “Reichsgruedung” (1871) to the Berliner Republik

(21st Century); Between Conformity and Provocation: German Art from 1933 to the Present

WORK EXPERIENCE

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology; Philadelphia, PA

Spring Intern, January 2020 – Present

Aiding in the creation of a systematic inventory for artifacts found in Beth Shean

Rehousing the collection through replacing the shelf liner and the boxes in which the objects are housed

Photographing artifacts to be used in the Online Collections.

Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Archives Department, Bryn Mawr College Special Collections; Bryn Mawr; PA

Special Collections Assistant, May 2017 – Present

Create finding aids

Digitize documents, photographs and books

Retrieve and return books for patrons

Answer research questions from patrons, both in person and through email

Do background research and selecting books for the Ellery Yale Wood children books exhibition in April 2020, focusing on Alice in Wonderland Illustrations, Fairy Tales, and Housekeeping books for children.

Library and Information Technology Services, Bryn Mawr College; Bryn Mawr; PA

Student Employee, November 2019 – December 2019

Student employee for the “Book Traces” project lead by the University of Virginia

Recording historical marginalia and other “interventions” such as notes, objects tucked between the pages, or intentional modifications of books pre-dating 1923.

Compiling a digital archive of marginalia and “interventions”

American Philosophical Society Museum; Philadelphia, PA

Curatorial Research Intern, June 2019- August 2019

Procured and organized secondary research on Benjamin Franklin

Selected and prepared a list of items such as letters, maps, and artifacts to be used in “Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist” exhibition in April 2020

Gave a presentation and wrote a blog post on “Benjamin Franklin and Pacific Boating Technology”.

National Museum of American Jewish History; Philadelphia, PA

Summer Intern, June 2018 – August 2018

Participated in weekly meetings on museum management and presented on academic research center experiences.

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA

Communications Intern, May 2018 – August 2018

Learned how to build an archive with unorganized materials

Generated the first draft of a timeline for the Katz Center website

Procured promotional images for the Center’s events and social media channels.

SKILLS & INTERESTS

Proficient in PC, Mac, Word, PowerPoint

Intermediate Level German



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