The Museum’s internships enable qualified candidates to learn about the Museum as well as the way the Museum operates. Interns take part in hands-on projects and work directly with Museum professionals.
Work Location: Marketing and Communications Department, The Mariners’ Museum and Park
Job Description: The Mariners’ Museum is seeking a Marketing & Communications intern to assist with a variety of job duties in the department. The intern will learn how to use the public relationships databases Cision and MailChimp, and will attend Museum related events as a Museum representative.
Hours per Semester: 120 hours total, 10-20 hours per week. Must be available for some evening and weekend job duties.
Intern Stipend: $250 upon internship completion.
Appropriate Educational Requirement: Some college studies
Required Skills: Valid driver’s license. Interest in marketing, communications, public relation and special events; attention to detail; experience with Word and PC based computer programs; flexible.
Laura Faragalli, Marketing Assistant | (757) 591-7739 | lfaragalli@MarinersMuseum.org
Department: Photographic Services
Salary: $250 stipend upon completion-must be receiving college credit for internship in order to be eligible for stipend.
The Photographic Services Intern will assist and provide operational support to the Photographic Services Department and will produce quality digital images from photographs, transparencies and original materials and provide support photographing special events.
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Work Location: USS Monitor Center, The Mariners’ Museum and Park*
Start date: Flexible; January 16 preferred. Internships will last one semester.
Hours Expected: 120 per semester; some weekend and holiday hours may be required.
Stipend: $250 per semester; upon internship completion.
As an intern with the USS Monitor Center, you will receive supervision and instruction from renowned Historian and Director of the USS Monitor Center, John V. Quarstein, and you will become part of the Monitor team. USS Monitor Center is home to the Batten Conservation Complex, one of the largest maritime archaeological metals conservation projects in the world. The team is charged with preserving, displaying, and educating visitors about this “cheesebox on a raft” and its role in technological changes during the Civil War and its impact on the world’s navies since. A successful intern will interact and work with the Center’s conservation and administration staff to complete their job duties.
The Research Intern will be responsible for: conducting research for the publication of a book, producing one article for publication on a related history topic to be published in the Museum’s newsletter, Ahoy!; and assisting in the planning and implementation of tours of the USS Monitor Center. To effectively produce and publish the former, the intern will need to research and obtain primary and secondary sources and maintain a database to catalogue these resources. The intern will also be responsible for learning how to give a tour of the Monitor Center to the public and assisting the staff with tours. This internship will provide the successful applicant with experience and acknowledgment in the museum field and the projects in which the intern is are actively involved.
Julie Murphy, USS Monitor Center Grants and Communications Coordinator, with questions at jmurphy@MarinersMuseum.org
* This is not a conservation internship; however the Intern will work within a lab environment where chemicals are used on a regular basis.