Museum Programs Interns, Paid
Job Description: The Penobscot Marine Museum seeks two gregarious and motivated interns with a love of history to work for eight weeks from mid-June to mid-August, 18 to 22 hours per week which will include some nights and weekends. The interns will facilitate public programs and workshops for adults and children for the exhibit “Exploring the Magic of Photography”. Interns will learn about the history of photography, how to make cyanotypes and pinhole cameras, and basic preservation and archiving practices. Interns will also serve as guides/interpreters for the walk-in camera obscura. Some projects may be customized based on the student’s interest.
Qualifications: Applicants pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in education, history, library science, American studies, archiving/museum studies and other related subjects are encouraged to apply. Basic knowledge of photography and photographic processes is helpful but not necessary.
Submit resume, cover letter and three references to Cipperly Good, Penobscot Marine Museum, P.O. Box 498, Searsport, ME 04974