Category: Internships

Posted on May 25th, 2021 in Internships, Student Work by Laura Holzman

By Molly Reynowsky, IUPUI Museum Studies MA student Before I took the position of Curatorial Exhibition Intern at the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library (KVML), I was like most other Indiana high school graduates: I had been assigned to read Slaughterhouse-Five in my junior-year English class. And that’s it, that was my only connection to …

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Posted on May 11th, 2021 in Internships, Student Work by Laura Holzman

By Allison Baker, IUPUI Museum Studies MA student and Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site Curatorial Fellow The home, built in 1874, belonged to one of only 46 presidents in the history of the United States. What a privilege – to walk the halls that Benjamin Harrison once walked.  I have had the incredible opportunity to roam …

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Posted on February 11th, 2021 in Internships, Student Work by Laura Holzman

By Kelly Pendleton, IUPUI Museum Studies MA student On my second day as the Collections Fellow at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, I was let loose, alone, in one of the museum vaults to work on organizing the museum’s 350 plus 2-D art collection as well as updating and correcting their records in the museums internal …

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Posted on January 22nd, 2021 in Internships, Student Work by Laura Holzman

By Josef Renton, IUPUI Museum Studies MA student When I think back on my internship from this past summer the first thing that comes to my mind is calm chaos. I feel this oxymoronic phrase is a great summation of how these past few summer months have been. I feel like each day there was …

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Hannah Lundell at zoo image
Posted on April 20th, 2020 in Internships, Student Work by Hannah Elizabeth Lundell

As an Evaluations and Exhibit Development Fellow at the Indianapolis Zoo, I do a lot of writing. I write signs for Zoo exhibits, materials for the Zoo magazine, and evaluation tools like surveys. The words I use are important to how guests perceive the Zoo’s animals. Often, when I’m tasked with writing about an animal, …

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jace dostal opertaing musical instrument
Posted on April 20th, 2020 in Internships, Student Work by Jace Riley Dostal

Anyone who has met me for more than five minutes knows that I love music. I’m the guy who always wears black band shirts to class, decorates his room with band posters, and whose “fun fact” during icebreakers is that he can play the saxophone and guitar. Starting in 5th grade, my life became defined …

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