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.

Please contact Beth Heaton, Volunteer & Intern Manager, with questions at

Education Intern

Department: Education

Division:  Collections & Programs

Title:  Education Intern

Supervisor:  Manager, Student Programs

Salary:  $10,000 for duration

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Purpose: The Education Intern at The Mariners’ Museum and Park will contribute to the educational content developed for K-12 curricula. This content includes but is not limited to the development of STEM, STEAM and interdisciplinary based activities that adhere to state and national standards of learning.


  • Assist with the research and development of creative STEM, STEAM and interdisciplinary focused curricula that will be presented at The Mariners’ Museum, at schools, through Interactive Videoconferencing (IVC), and displayed on the website
  • Assist with the presentation (teaching) of STEM and STEAM K-12 school programming
  • Research State, Next Generation Science, Common Core, and other standards of learning to ensure Museum curricula is aligned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to research and analyze various topics using a variety of media and sources, including primary and secondary source material
  • Initiative and ability to work independently
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint
  • Possess organizational, verbal, and written communication skills as well as be detail oriented
  • Background in earth science, environmental science, and/or education preferred

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

  • Must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for the 2017-2018 school year
  • Experience in a related field preferred

Conditions of Employment:

  • Expected hours are 20-25 per week with the internship lasting 5-8 months, completing in August 2018
  • Some weekend hours may be required

A cover letter and resume are required. This position will remain open until filled.