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Five Interns Wanted
Girl Museum
For Fall 2018, Girl Museum is specifically seeking:
Two (2) Education Interns to assist in developing educational guides for our upcoming exhibits, other educational activities, and our Teacher's Guide to Girl Museum.
Impressionist Girls Curatorial Interns for our upcoming exhibition, Impressionist Girls. You will assist our Head Girl in developing this exhibition, which focuses on girls in Impressionist art and female Impressionist artists. Priority will be given to those with a background in art history.
More Than Pretty Curatorial Interns for our upcoming exhibition, More Than Pretty. You will assist our Head Girl in developing this exhibition, which focuses on body art and decoration traditions around the world. Priority will be given to those with a background in anthropology, history, or related fields.
One (1) Development Intern to assist our Head Girl with developing our upcoming Film Festival. Duties include research; developing program briefs; assistance with grant identification and proposal writing; and other duties as assigned.
Two (2) Sites of Girlhood Interns to assist with an upcoming project, Sites of Girlhood, related to documenting historic sites and monuments related to girls under the age of 21. Interns will assist with identifying and researching historic sites, producing brief narratives of those sites, and set-up for a virtual database. Priority will be given to those with a background in public history, historic preservation, or related fields and an interest in researching sites worldwide.
Google AdWords Intern to assist with utilizing our grant for Google ads. Duties include assistance with keyword refining, ad writing, CTR, tracking, and other tasks. SEO experience a plus.
For more information and instructions on applying, please visit this site.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted September 9th

Resources for Academic Art Museum Professionals (RAAMP) Project Intern New York, NY
RAAMP (Resources for Academic Art Museum Professionals)
CAA (formerly the College Art Association)
Supervisor: Grants and Special Programs Manager
This is a paid, part-time position, non-benefited, with a schedule of twenty hours per week for an initial period of up to three months with the possibility of extension. Compensation commensurate with experience.
Founded in 1911, the College Art Association (CAA) is the preeminent international leadership organization in the visual arts, promoting the field through intellectual engagement, advocacy, programs, and a commitment to the diversity of practices and practitioners. CAA has more than 9,000 members worldwide. The majority of members are curators, art historians, scholars, visual artists, and designers. Each year, CAA offers an Annual Conference, publishes two scholarly journals and offers a variety of other programs. For a complete description of programs and offerings, visit
The Resources for Academic Art Museum Professionals (RAAMP) website is a project of CAA supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Designed by committee members and museum leaders, it offers materials for practicing museum educators at college and university art museums (CUAMs) on practical and content-related guidelines.
CAA seeks a proactive and engaged art museum professional to join the staff as the RAAMP Project Intern. The internship will provide an aspiring museum professional with the opportunity to liaise with a number of prominent CUAMs nationwide, as well as to learn a range of resources pertaining to different aspects of museum study. Ideally, the intern will be familiar with academic art museums and enthusiastic about engaging with professionals from these institutions.
The Intern will assist with the daily administrative tasks of the project, including: corresponding with stakeholder museums and organizations; identifying published and community resources; archiving materials in the CORE repository on Humanities Commons; coordinate “Coffee Gatherings,” video practica, and other programming; liaise with project designer; and other administrative tasks as needed.
- Assist the project manager with correspondence with stakeholders
- Conduct research to obtain materials relevant to academic art museum practices
- Contact institutions and solicit materials for the repository
- Coordinate schedules
- Monitor and compile analytics on website performance
- Compile and visualize data relating to academic art museums
- Assist project manager in designing and conducting surveys for evaluation
- Inventory existing surveys and responses
- Disseminate new surveys for data collection
- Other administrative duties as determined by the project manager, director of programs and publications, and/or executive director
- Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in art history or a related discipline and 2–3 years’ experience with museums, libraries, special collections, or digital collections.
- Ability to work independently and take initiative on new projects.
- Clear and articulate communication style in speech and writing.
- Initiative to take on new projects and ability to carry them out.
- Commitment to the full three-month term of the internship.
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to Aakash Suchak, grants and special programs manager, via email (with “RAAMP Intern” and applicant’s last name in subject line) at No telephone inquiries will be accepted. Applications accepted until position is filled. Please include the names and contact information for two to three references who can speak to your qualifications and ability to perform the tasks requested.
CAA is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, or political affiliation.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted September 5th

Museum Intern Bismarck, ND
State Historical Society of North Dakota
Anticipated duration of internship: 6 months, 1,000 hours. Start date: January 2019; however, schedule is flexible. Must be completed by June 30, 2019.
Rate of Pay: $14.00/hr. for graduate student; $12.00/hr. undergraduate student
Summary of Work:
The intern will assist museum division staff recover after storm damage to an offsite storage facility. This will include updating the catalog records, condition reports and photographs of over 850 artifacts at the location. The intern will have a chance to work on a variety of other collections management and registration activities, and museum exhibit related tasks.
Duties and Tasks:
The intern will work on cleaning, cataloging, photographing and doing condition reports on artifacts at an offsite storage facility. The intern will make recommendations for improving storage mounts and/or storage furniture and if time permits, implement some of those recommendation. Additionally, the intern will help the collections staff with environmental monitoring and pest management. He/she will have the opportunity to design and install the “Recent Acquisitions” display case.
Full posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 22nd

Heurich House Museum Fall Collections Internship Washington DC
About the Heurich House Museum:
The Heurich House Museum preserves the legacy of Christian Heurich and enriches the cultural life of Washington, DC. The private non-profit Heurich House Museum preserves the historic Heurich House mansion as a museum and community center. The mansion, which was built from 1892-94, was the home of German immigrant, local brewer, and philanthropist Christian Heurich (1842-1945). Recognized as Washington, DC’s most successful brewer, he ran the Chr. Heurich Brewing Co. until his death at 102. The mansion is notable for its technological innovations, original interiors, and rich archival collection of one of the most important local families. The museum is open for regular public events and public tours. Private tours and event rentals are also available.
The museum educates the public about the life and times of Christian Heurich and promotes a deeper understanding of late-Victorian architecture, technological innovation in the built environment, the brewing industry of Washington, DC, and the German immigrant experience in America.
Job Description:
The Collections Manager oversees the stewardship of the Heurich House Museum’s collections, archives, and research materials. The Collections intern will work with staff, docents, and volunteers in a variety of capacities and on a range of tasks, which may include the following activities:
- Photographing, inventorying, and cataloging collections;
- Monitoring and recording of environmental conditions (temperature, relative humidity, lighting, etc.);
- Processing donations and incoming loans;
- Aiding in the installation and de-installation of exhibited collections;
- Helping with basic collection maintenance, including cleaning.
Required Experience/Skills:
- Degree or expected graduate degree in American history and culture, humanities, museum studies, museum education, or a related field;
- Demonstrated interest in museum collections, archives, preservation, history, and/or humanities;
- Strong writing, research, organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills;
- Knowledge of desktop publishing software a plus;
- Willingness to adhere to professional museum standards and practices, particularly regarding historical artifacts.
To Apply:
Please submit a resume and 1-2 page writing sample to with the subject, Collections Intern Application. No phone calls. For class credit only.
The Heurich House Museum values diversity of culture and thought and seeks talented, qualified employees in all its operations regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other protected classification under country or local law.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 22nd


David B. Jones Paleontology Internship Denver, CO
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The Department of Earth Sciences at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science has a 12-week David B. Jones Paleontology Internship in digital image processing and fieldwork for Summer-Fall 2018. This internship primarily offers an opportunity to learn and apply image processing software (Dragonfly, Avizo) to reveal the anatomy of fossil vertebrates in the new Digital Imaging Laboratory.
Here is the link to the full description.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 14th

Internship Dallas NC
Department of Education and Programs
Gaston County Museum of Art and History
Fall 2018
The mission of the Gaston County Museum is to interpret the art and history of Gaston County and the region through education, preservation, and collection. The education intern will be an active member of the education department and will work closely with the Education Manager, Assistant Director, and other museum staff to develop and offer education programs and tours for onsite and outreach initiatives. Interested undergraduate students or recent graduates who wish to pursue a career in museum education are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be comfortable speaking to large groups of diverse audiences, and prefer working as part of a team.
- Greet visitors to the Museum, and lead tours of the Historic Hoffman Hotel and other Museum buildings
- Lead school groups during onsite and outreach education programs. This often requires dressing in period clothing
- Research historical topics related to programming and incorporate appropriate level curriculum in education programs
- Assist Education Manager and work with Collections staff to develop interactive education components for museum exhibits
- Assist in organizing the Education Collection
Learning Goals:
- Gain hands-on experience of education planning and delivery in a museum environment
- Develop and improve speaking and presentation skills for diverse audiences by engaging with the public on a daily basis
- Utilize research skills to apply k-12 curriculum and pacing guides to museum education
Time Requirements & Location:
Intern will report to the Gaston County Museum of Art and History in Dallas, NC. Total hours for internship, and/or course credit will be determined by Assistant Director and Intern in conjunction with the Intern’s education institution.
Application Process:
Interested applicants should send resume, letter of reference, and a one page cover letter detailing their interest in museum education, and what they hope to gain from the internship experience to Assistant Director, Alexandrea Pizza, at
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 14th

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Fall Curatorial Internships Dallas, NC
2018 Fall Internship at the Gaston County Museum
Exhibition/ Curatorial Department Intern (2 positions available) Fall 2018 (16-24 hours/week).
The Gaston County Museum of Art and History is currently seeking 2 collections interns for the spring of 2018. One position will focus on archives and will be responsible for inventorying, cataloging and processing the collection. The second position will focus on processing a collection of photo negatives. Both positions will equip candidates with experience using PastPerfect Museum Software, accessioning, processing and preserving archives, basic construction skills, exhibit design and installation, and an immersive work experience. Interns will work directly alongside the Museum Curator and the Museum Registrar.
The successful candidate will be detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently and with a team. Willingness and proficiency with data entry is essential. A strong sense of self-motivation is key. The intern must be able to work with and meet deadlines, lift up to 30 pounds, and climb stairs and ladders. Preference will be given to candidates wishing to pursue a career in museums or archives. Knowledge of PastPerfect Museum Software is a plus.
Interested applicants should send a resume, letter of recommendation, as well as a 1-2 page essay indicating why they want to do their internship at the Gaston County Museum and what they hope to gain from the experience. Applications should be sent to:
The Gaston County Museum
Attn: Hannah Buchanan
P.O. Box 429
Dallas, NC 28034
Email to
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted August 14th

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