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: Interpretation Department
Interpretation Department is responsible for connecting visitors to the museum’s collection through storytelling, programs and exhibitions. The Mariners’ Museum is seeking interns to assist the Interpretation department in providing an engaging and innovating experience for teachers, scouts, families and the general public.
Duties can include but are not limited to:
Expected Project Duration: Indefinite
Start Date: Flexible
Appropriate Educational Requirement: High School or college such as Museum studies, Education, History and/or other related fields
Required Skills: Attention to detail; can work independently, comfortable talking to and interacting with people; eagerness to learn
Direct Supervisor: Manager, Interpretation and Community Outreach
Title: Internship Archives Negatives Processing
Supervisor: Beth Heaton
Hours: 15-20 hours per week
Total hours: 120 (approx)
Pay: $250 Stipdend
Description: Sleeving, numbering and housing negatives
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Volunteer and Internship Program Manager
Work Location: Education Department
Description: The Education Department is responsible for providing SOL (standards of learning) based programs for K-12 students. These programs feature hands-on, project-based learning and cover a wide range of history and STEM-focused subjects. Most student programs are paired with a tour of the Museum. The intern in this position will provided guided tours of the Museum for K-12 students. He/she will also have the opportunity to assist with all K-12 programs.
Expected Project Duration: September 2019 – May 2020
Start Date: Flexible
Hours: Must be available approximately 10 hours per week, between the hours of 8:00am – 1:00pm Monday through Friday.
Appropriate Educational Requirement: High School or College courses on Museum Studies, Education, History, or other related fields preferred. Or experience working with students in a museum or educational setting.
Required Skills: Good communication skills and comfortable talking in front of large groups.
Direct Supervisor: Manager, Education Department