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Julia Silver

Baltimore, MD

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Work Experience

Membership Coordinator

Irish Museums Association
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Dublin
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January 2012 to Present

Organized paper and digital membership files. 
Work directly with museums in Dublin to encourage membership renewal. 
Interact with local professionals to expand membership numbers.

Docent

The Susquehanna Museum of Havre de Grace
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Havre de Grace, MD
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May 2011 to September 2011

Conduct guided tours of the museum house and grounds. 
Use models and displays to engage visitors. 
Work within the Gift Shop.

Faculty Member

Columbia Association Art Center
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Columbia, MD
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February 2011 to September 2011

Taught four lecture/discussion series on Ancient Greek & Roman Art and Archaeology.

Archival Assistant

The Choice, Inc.
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Washington, DC
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February 2011 to March 2011

Placed through The Choice, Inc. at The United States Institute of Peace. 
Worked on scanning project to digitize archives. 
Aided in the digitization of over 500 archival boxes.

Museum Specialist

National Electronics Museum
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Linthicum, MD
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May 2009 to November 2010

Processed a collection of 20,000 objects. 
Managed the handling and care of hazardous materials. 
Managed and curated a temporary exhibition. 
Processed new loans and accessions. 
Managed the completion of a full collection inventory. 
Assisted in running education and special events.

Sales Associate

Daedalus Books and Music
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Columbia, MD
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February 2010 to October 2010

Maintained one section of the store. 
Created displays for new arrivals and sales events. 
Performed yearly inventory of all stock.

Archaeological Assistant

University of Missouri, St. Louis
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Pylos, Greece
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June 2009 to July 2009

Extracted, cleaned artifacts in four trenches. 
Worked in local museum to process and sort ceramic and bone. 
Took inventory of daily finds. 
Performed Heavy Fraction and Floatation. 
Took soil samples using the Munsell Color Chart.

Archaeological Lab Volunteer

Lost Towns Project
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Annapolis, MD
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September 2008 to December 2008

Cleaned and processed artifacts from local colonial sites.

Serials Assistant

University of Maryland, Baltimore County Albin O. Kuhn Library
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Baltimore, MD
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August 2008 to December 2008

Shifted the journals to allow for 5-10 years of future growth. 
Processed the department's daily mail of new journals. 
Inventoried the collection of journals.

Collections/Exhibitions Intern

Jewish Museum of Maryland
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Baltimore, MD
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May 2008 to August 2008

Digitized over 1,000 objects. 
Returned and couriered loans from a temporary exhibition. 
Processeed new loans, donations and accessions. 
Developed an object and image portfolio for a temporary exhibition. 
Assisted in disassembling a temporary exhibit.

Education

Master of Arts in Museum Studies

Johns Hopkins University -
Baltimore, MD

January 2012 to January 2013

Bachelor of Arts in Ancient Studies

University of Maryland -
Baltimore, MD

January 2007 to January 2009

Skills

Collections Management Software like PastPerfect; Microsoft Office Suite; iWork Suite; Adobe Creative Suite