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: Research Program development Creating educational resources for teacher professional development Working with groups of various ages and abilities Work with the Manager, Visitor Engagement and Manager, Interpretation and Community Outreach to present museum and gallery specific tours and programs Assist with other general museum programming such as Handling History, workshops and gallery openings Staff education stations such as the LEGOS and Spice tables Assist with activities for special events such as Gallery Crawl and Celebrate the Park.
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
Department: Library Archival Department
Title: Internship Archives Negatives Processing
Supervisor: Beth Heaton
Hours: 15 – 20 hours per week
Total hours: 120/p>
Pay: $250 Stipend
Description: Sleeving, numbering and housing negatives
Volunteer and Internship Program Manager
The Mariner’s Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606