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 bheaton@MarinersMuseum.org.
Work Location: Marketing and Communications Department, The Mariners’ Museum and Park
Job Description: The Mariners’ Museum is seeking a fall Marketing & Communications intern to assist with a variety of job duties in the department. The intern will attend Museum related events as a Museum representative and manage online calendar listings, among other office-based tasks within the department.
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
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, Batten Conservation Complex, Mariners’ Museum and Park*
Start Date: Fall 2017 – Internships will last a full academic year
Hours Expected: 20 per week
Stipend: Depending on student; to be discussed
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 USS Monitor Center team. USS Monitor Center is home to Batten Conservation Complex, the largest maritime archaeological metals conservation project 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. A successful intern will interact and work with the conservation staff to complete their job duties.
The Research Intern will be responsible for assisting in the research and production of articles, a major book publication, and donor events for the USS Monitor Center. To effectively produce and publish the former, the intern will need to research and obtain primary and secondary sources for study, help maintain and update the Center’s web and social media presence, and be involved in providing guests and donors with an enjoyable USS Monitor experience. This internship will provide the successful applicant with experience and acknowledgement in the museum field and the projects they are involved in.
*This is a lab environment; chemicals are used on a regular basis. This is not a conservation internship.