Marketing Intern The Cambridge Historical Society
The Cambridge Historical Society connects the past with our present and future, serves as stewards of our collective history, and inspires curiosity in generations to come. The Society seeks an intern to assist with long-term marketing and communication strategies, as well as weekly social media and event updates.
The Intern will work towards a marketing plan that addresses target audiences, pricing structures, SWOT analysis of efforts to date, the competitive landscape, online marketing options, and other areas for growth and improvement. The position will require posting across the Society’s Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts weekly, incorporating the Society’s website. Additionally, the Intern will write press releases and pitch stories to local media outlets.
The Position: Spring semester beginning in January 2018. The internship is unpaid. Hours are flexible and some work can be completed offsite.
To Apply: please email Marieke Van Damme: email@example.com
Oral History Intern The Cambridge Historical Society
The Cambridge Historical Society connects the past with our present and future, serves as stewards of our collective history, and inspires curiosity in generations to come. The Society seeks an intern to conduct, transcribe and interpret oral histories, related to the Society’s 2018 programmatic theme of “Where is Cambridge From?”
Working with the Programs Committee, the intern will identify, schedule, conduct, and transcribe five or more oral histories. The intern will interpret these oral histories; through a piece of writing, or as part of a Society program. A successful intern will have completed a minimum of one oral history class or have comparable experience. The candidate will have strong communication skills, a comfort level with interview technology, and the ability to work independently.
The Position: Spring semester beginning in January 2018.
Hours: 10 hours per week (approx.) Hours are flexible and most work can be completed offsite.
To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Lynn Waskelis firstname.lastname@example.org
Museum Interpreter Concord Museum
The Concord Museum, in historic Concord, Massachusetts, seeks creative and dynamic individuals to join the museum interpretation team. Interpreters greet visitors, answer questions, monitor museum galleries to ensure the safety of the collection, give tours, and provide a friendly knowledgeable presence in the galleries. Opportunities to assist with public and family programs on weekends and holidays will also arise.
A strong interest in history, excellent communication skills, and exceptional customer service skills are a must. Experience working with the public and previous experience in a museum setting are desirable. High school diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred. A flexible schedule with weekday and weekend availability is required. This part-time position is perfect for college or graduate students, retirees, and others with a flexible schedule looking to be part of a dynamic team in a historic environment.
How To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Apply by: October 02, 2017
Salary: Part time, approx. 5-20 hours per week, $11.00/hour
Development Officer Concord Museum
The Concord Museum seeks a full-time Development Officer who will be a critical member of the Museum’s development team. The Concord Museum is in the midst of a major building project and capital campaign to engage new and broader audiences with Concord’s history and the extensive collections of the Museum. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Officer will join the Museum at this exciting time and be responsible for building member programming and engagement and Annual Fund and corporate support. The Officer also serves as staff liaison to the Museum’s active Guild of Volunteers, which organizes events in support of the Museum’s mission.
- Manages the Annual Fund
- Leads the Museum’s membership program
- Serves as principal liaison to the Museum’s Guild of Volunteers
- Manages Corporate Sponsorships
- Manages special events such as exhibition openings, member, cultivation, and stewardship events, working with Development team
- Supports capital campaign efforts, including donor recognition and stewardship
- Supports Museum’s marketing and communications strategy
- Passion for the Concord Museum’s mission
- Proven fundraising track record with 3 years of fundraising experience
- Proven success in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
- Experience in program areas, including membership, annual giving, events, and corporate support
- Experience managing and supporting volunteers
- Ability to build relationships and effectively relate to a range of constituencies
- Superior oral, written, and interpersonal skills
- A professional and resourceful style; the ability to work both independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and to manage multiple projects at a time
- High integrity and sound judgment
- Bachelor’s Degree required
- Excellent computer skills and experience with a fundraising database, preferably Abila Fundraising 50, required; design skills and experience with InDesign a plus
- Willingness to work weekends and evenings, as required
How To Apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume, fundraising writing sample, and the names of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with subject line: Development Officer Application. No phone calls, please.
Apply by: September 29, 2017
Salary: This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.
Production Coordinator Boston Productions, Inc.
Boston Productions, Inc. is an award-winning designer, developer and integrator of multi-media exhibits and other interactive experiences. BPI specializes in media design and production for museums, visitor centers, sports venues and retail environments.
The Production Coordinator is responsible for the following:
- Assist project teams with content development
- Perform research to support asset gathering and other facets of production
- Organize and assist on film shoots
- Procure props, costumes, etc.
- Log timecodes and take meeting notes
- Manage production equipment
- Digitize film footage
- Log and transcribe video/audio files
- Caption videos
- Asset research
- Recruit talent
- Provide administrative support to the project team
- Create production books/manuals
- Coordinate production shipping and travel
The successful candidate will be strongly organized and attentive, able to multi-task, and be resourceful, responsible, and intellectually curious. Majors related to journalism, film and audio production, library science, etc. are welcome. A four-year degree (BA or BS) and passion for the field are required
How To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com
October 20, 2017
Customer Experience Specialist Applewood Books, Inc.
We’re looking for bright, engaged, creative and fun people who are looking to be part of an inspiring team. We value communication, enthusiasm, and passion for one’s work. Our new hire will work with our customer support and operations teams to provide top-notch service and care. You will learn about our products and our customers and make connections between the two, to enhance our customers’ experience and to contribute to success in selling our products. You will be a key part of the entire customer experience: contacting and listening to customers, building long-standing relationships, anticipating customer needs, suggesting appropriate titles, entering and fulfilling orders.
We’re looking for people who are passionate about learning, about engaging with content, and about creating an environment for customers that will satisfy and delight them. You must also be detail-oriented, have facility with computers including Mac, have excellent data entry skills and, above all, be a team player in an ever-innovative and fluid environment. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred.
Please send a cover letter and resume with education and experience to
Sue Cabezas, Executive Vice President
Apply by: November 19, 2017
Salary: commensurate with experience
REVOLUTION 250 COORDINATOR Massachusetts Historical Society
Revolution 250 is seeking a part time coordinator to help the emerging organization transition to a larger public role. Revolution 250 is planning major celebrations for the 250th anniversaries of the beginning of the American Revolution in New England. Coordinator will work with the advisory committee of Revolution 250 to increase public awareness, recruit new partners, forge relationships with government representatives, and develop a master plan for the coming years. Potential for growth and expansion with Revolution 250. Revolution 250 has funding for the contracted position for six (6) months, however additional funding to extend the contract may be available.
The ideal candidate will have: • A BA or MA in American history, public history, or a related field • 2-3 years’ experience in nonprofit work, travel and tourism, or project management • A desire to move into a leadership role in a cultural institution
Please send letter of interest and resume via email or US Postal Service to: Gavin Kleespies Director of Programs Massachusetts Historical Society 1154 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02215
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $18-20 per hour
PROJECT ARCHIVIST Maine Maritime Museum
The Project Archivist works to arrange and describe a variety of manuscript material relating to Maine and American vessels, wooden shipbuilding, shipping, and other maritime subjects. Additional areas of involvement include supervising volunteer staff and/or a part-time library assistant (or summer intern). There are many collections or archives requiring cataloguing, including photographic material to be arranged and indexed. Archivist will sort out the various sub-collections, arrange them, perform various maintenance tasks (removing metal fasteners, re-housing in acid-free material), and produce detailed finding aids compatible with others in the library. General assistance with other library functions and planning will be expected, but the primary duties will be archival work.
For more information about this position, please visit www.MaineMaritimeMuseum.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
SALARY RANGE: $20.00 per hour
MUSEUM EDUCATOR Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society
West Hartford, CT
The Noah Webster House and West Hartford Historical Society is seeking qualified individuals to serve as Museum Educators. Museum Educators provide accurate programs through hands-on experiences for schools, scouts, and other groups in period clothing both on- and off-site. Annually, the museum serves approximately 8,000 students of varying ages and grades.
Teaching experience is highly desirable but not required. Interest/experience in history and/or museums, and a friendly and energetic disposition is also desirable. The position of Museum Educator is part-time with flexible hours.
Please send resume with cover letter to Beth Sweeney, Director of Education Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society, 227 South Main Street,West Hartford, CT 06107.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: $10.25 per hour
OUTREACH MANAGER Duxbury Rural & Historical Society
The Outreach Manager is a vital part of the small DRHS staff, providing inspiration and coordination for a range of activities including volunteer coordination and program management. The Outreach Manager is a public-facing figure for the DRHS, and the position is focused on opportunities to increase outreach, audience, and community involvement. Job duties may include but are not limited to: cultivation of contacts, networking, and relationship-building with many different constituencies; coordination, recruitment and retention of volunteers; development of program ideas; planning, implementation, and being an on-site coordinator during programs.
Applicants must have a college degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in a museum or non-profit organization. Occasional evening and weekend work is required. This job requires travel between multiple properties (< 3 mile radius) and requires the use of your personal vehicle. Work takes place in historical house museum environment.
To apply, email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time (full year)
Public Programs Internship – Plimoth Plantation
The Public Programs Intern will assist the Public Programs Manager and Director of Museum Programs & School Services with all aspects of program planning and facilitation including attending planning meetings, preparing materials, assisting with day-of program needs, and participating in the program evaluation.
The Public Programs Intern will also assist the Public Programs Manager in evaluating the Museum’s current list of public programs and in brainstorming new ones in preparation for the 2018 season. Guided by the Public Programs Manager, the intern will use their observations and evaluations to conduct content research and draft a program proposal for the 2018 season.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate an interest in engaging museum guests in new and innovative ways, as well as early American history, Native culture and history, anthropology, material culture, social studies, and/or museum education, have excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills, the ability to take direction and work independently, a willingness to work as part of a team, and the physical ability to perform light-to-moderate lifting and work in small spaces, both indoors and outdoors.
Full and part time positions available. Evening or weekend work may be required.
Archives Assistant – University Archives & Special Collections
Joseph P. Healey Library
The UASC is looking for an Archives Assistant to assist with processing and covering the reference desk.
15 hours per week
Mon 10-3:30, Tues 10-3:30, Thur 10-2.
Students can apply online through Student Employment
Job Number – 2440324
Museum Education Assistant – Commonwealth Museum
The major responsibility is working with the Education Department to conduct the museum’s popular field trip program. Programs are offered daily for elementary, middle and high school groups. Museum assistants guide students through the exhibit and make presentations in the museum classroom. Classroom programs feature costumes and props to help bring history alive.
The position requires interaction with teachers, parents, and students. Experience working with kids is a plus and liking children in essential. An interest in American History or a major in history would be helpful. Because the museum emphasizes customer service, a welcoming personality, patience, and flexibility are important.
Hours: 9:30 – 1:30
Daily schedule can be negotiated (2/3 days per week preferred)
Hourly pay rate: $12 (Work/Study accepted)
Respond to: Stephen Kenney, Director
Stephen.Kenney@sec.state.ma.us or 617-727-2816 x 204
Collections and Care Management Internship – The Lynn Museum
The Lynn Museum seeks an intern pursuing a degree in museum studies, history or a related field for a learning experience with our collections team. The collections care intern would support a variety of initiatives in Winter 2017/2018 including general collections care activities, establishing and monitoring integrated pest management, object photography, data entry into our collections system Past Perfect, and various other projects. Training in basic collection handling and care will be provided.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Collections care and housekeeping of objects on exhibit and in storage
- Helping to install and monitor an integrated pest management program
- Use Past Perfect for collections data entry related to accessioning and deaccessioning objects.
- As items are being added, assist with photography, condition reporting, and creation of paper files.
- Organize and help to manage an historic card catalog system and object records
- Arrive to internship on-time and work the entire scheduled shift as determined with Collections Manager
Hours: One day a week commitment (4-7 hours/week, flexible)
For more information, please contact the Lynn Museum Collections Manager Susan Baker Leavitt at email@example.com
Part Time Audiovisual Archives Intern – JFK Presidential Library and Museum
Interns primarily assist staff in answering reference requests and making reproductions of audiovisual materials. The intern’s primary responsibility will be working directly with off-site patrons. Ability to handle multiple inquiries at once, prioritizing needs according to deadlines, and initiative to start new requests are key factors to a successful internship.
The audiovisual interns will use digital resources such as the public online digital archives and the JFK Library’s digital asset management system. Interns will also handle original photographs, negatives, ¼” reel-to-reel audio tape, and motion picture film, among other analog media. AV archives interns may learn to use the video edit suite, the digital audio workstation, and the photo scanning station. There may be limited opportunities for special projects depending on the intern’s interest and the archives’ needs.
Candidates must be US citizens currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, ideally in archival studies, public history, or a program in media arts with a strong audiovisual focus. Interns will receive a monthly stipend (e.g., $560 for part time, 16 hours/week) paid on the 15th of the month. The internship will begin on or around October 15, 2017.
Please include the following materials in your application:
- Cover letter stating why you are interested in an internship in the Audiovisual Archives and expected graduation date. Please include the listing number 17-AV-03 in the cover letter.
- Unofficial transcript
- Letter of recommendation
- Application form (attached)
Closing date for this posting is 9/22/17. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications are accepted electronically (with pdf attachments) with the subject line stating “AV Internship Application-17-AV-03-[Your Name]” to firstname.lastname@example.org
For application PDF: https://www.jfklibrary.org/About-Us/Job-Volunteer-Internships/Vacancies.aspx
Apprentice Bookbinder – Green Dragon Bindery
256 Boylston St. / Route 140 Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Small established antiquarian bindery http://www.greendragonbindery.com/ seeks artistic lover of historical objects who would like to learn the craft of book and paper conservation/restoration. This is a long-term position offering the opportunity to train under four different binders with a combined 100 plus years of experience conserving books, maps, globes and all manner of ephemera.
Compensation: Apprentice salary range is 21,000 to 30,000 during a six-month trial period. Upon satisfactory completion of trial period applicant will be eligible for full time employment with salary and benefits to be discussed.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to
email@example.com Attn. Christine
Facilitator – Tsongas Industrial History Center, Lowell, Mass.
Job no: 492551
Position type:Staff Part TimeBenefit Status: Non-Benefited – Non-UnionCampus:UMass LowellDepartment: Tsongas Industrial History CtrSalary: $13-$15, commensurate with experience
Facilitates School Group Visits
- Meets and directs multiple groups of students, teachers, and bus drivers (stepping onto bus for communications). During busy season, as many as 16 groups a day may visit.
- Coordinates and communicates transportation logistics at curb
- Uses radio system to report questions, emergencies, schedule alterations
- Assists with moving carts filled with student lunches
- Oversees group movement and monitors groups in lunchroom, in conjunction with Park Maintenance staff
- Distributes program evaluations to teachers
- Records daily visitation statistics and provides weekly report
Prepares for School Group Visits
- Opens the Tsongas Industrial History Center daily
- Assists with implementation of bad-weather plans through timely communications with TIHC Assistant Director for Operations (at times prior to work hours, by phone from home).
Facilitation of Special Groups
- Assists with staff and teacher professional development programming
- Assists with occasional visitors and groups wishing to observe programs
- Conducts morning update meetings with all staff present
- Maintains master program/staffing whiteboard
Promotes the University’s commitment to customer service by
- Building effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
- Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
- Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.Impact of Actions
Education: High school diploma or GED
Experience: Minimum 2 years’ prior experience in managing groups of youth, interacting with visitors to a site, organizing information and anticipating possible problems to ensure smooth logistics for visitors, collaborating across various workgroups.
For full description and link to apply, see: http://explorejobs.uml.edu/lowell/en-us/job/492551/facilitator-tsongas-industrial-history-center
Archives Assistant– Healey Library Archives and Special Collections Department
Job Number: #13861
To apply:Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Collections Care Intern (Volunteer)–House of the Seven Gables–Salem, Mass.
• Collections care and housekeeping in museum exhibit space.
• Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
For more information or questions, please contact Special Projects Manager Julie Arrison-Bishop at 978-744-0991 x152 or jarrison@7Gables.org.
Educator–Old North Foundation of Boston, Inc
193 Salem Street
Boston, MA 02113
This position is perfect for those who love to share their passion for history with others and facilitate meaning-making for visitors in a historic site. As the public faces of the Old North Church, educators must be friendly, outgoing, and engaging to our visitors (approximately 500,000 annually), ensuring a memorable and enjoyable experience for everyone.
· Excellent public speaking skills and a friendly smile
This position requires climbing steep stairs, navigating narrow passageways and working in indoor and outdoor New England weather conditions.
Requires near-full time commitment through late October with fewer hours after that.
How To Apply:
To apply for this position, please email your resume (no more than 2 pages) and letter of interest to email@example.com. Please include position you are applying for in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted until August 14th. Please no phone calls!
The Old North is an Equal Opportunity Employer.www.oldnorth.com
Part time Audiovisual Archives Intern – JFK Presidential Library and Museum, Boston MA
Interns in the Audiovisual Archives of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library primarily assist staff in answering reference requests and making reproductions of audiovisual materials. The intern’s primary responsibility will be working directly with off-site patrons, which requires excellent research dexterity and customer service skills, to work with a wide variety of patrons. Ability to handle multiple inquiries at once, prioritizing needs according to deadlines, and initiative to start new requests are key factors to a successful internship.
The Audiovisual interns will use digital resources such as the public online digital archives and the JFK Library’s digital asset management system. Interns will also handle original photographs, negatives, ¼” reel-to-reel audio tape, and motion picture film, among other analog media. AV archives interns may learn to use the video edit suite, the digital audio workstation, and the photo scanning station. There may be limited opportunities for special projects depending on the intern’s interest and the archives’ needs.
Candidates must be US citizens currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, ideally in archival studies, public history, or a program in media arts with a strong audiovisual focus. Interns will receive a monthly stipend (e.g., $560 for part time, 16 hours/week) paid on the 15th of the month. The internship will begin on or around September 15, 2017. The hours are Monday through Friday, 9-5:00.
The Audiovisual Archives has openings for two interns to work 16 hours per week.
Please include the following materials in your application:
Cover letter stating why you are interested in an internship in the Audiovisual Archives and expected graduation date. Please include the LISTING NUMBER 17-AV-03 in the cover letter.
Letter of recommendation
Application form (attached)
Closing date for this posting is 30 July 2017. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications are accepted electronically (with pdf attachments) with the subject line stating “AV Internship Application-17-AV-03-[Your Name]” to firstname.lastname@example.org