Preservation Maryland has an extensive collection of prints, slides, and born-digital photographs of historic sites across the state and is offering a hands-on internship to aid in the cataloging of the collection.

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Preservation Maryland offers an array of opportunities to work and learn with our organization in a meaningful way by inviting interns to participate in a number of important projects. Our staff are experts on and passionate about Maryland’s heritage. We offer a welcoming office environment in Baltimore City and/or the tools and programs needed to work remotely.

Project: Research and enter descriptive metadata to our born-digital photography collection for in-office access through WIndows Explorer and Adobe Bridge and for online public access through Flickr and Digital Maryland. Learn more about the project from this blog post or go to

Skills: Organizational skills, experience in cataloging collections, library or information science, or museum studies, experience using Adobe Bridge a plus.

When: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as this is an on-going project and available any time of year. Flexible daily schedule, approximately 10 hours/week, minimum 120-hour commitment.

Where: This position is currently available only for remote work. Preservation Maryland has an office in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore City, and/or in partnership with the Digitization Lab and Digital Maryland at the Pratt Library in Baltimore.

Compensation: This position is available for academic credit, internship requirement fulfillment, or a project/practicum exercise for academic credit. Additional compensation may be available. Preservation Maryland will work with academic institutions to provide credits or develop the project into a practicum or studio course for more than one student.


To apply, send an email to with “DIGITAL ARCHIVE INTERN” in the subject line and attach a PDF version of your resume and a brief summary of your digital archiving experience; no cover letter needed. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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