Collections Internship: The National Museum of Industrial History offers internships to students enrolled in an accredited college or university, who are interested in learning about the care and management of museum collections. This internship is geared towards students majoring in general museum studies, collections management, history, or art history. These interns will be supervised by the Collections Manager. Internships are part-time, 3-6 month unpaid positions open to college students. Applications are received and reviewed on a rolling basis. Hours are flexible but must occur on Tuesday – Friday; between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to the museum at [email protected].
- – Completing weekly exhibit inspections
- – Assisting with accessioning and photographing artifacts
- – Creating proper storage containers and rehousing artifacts
- – Assisting with the installation of temporary exhibits
- – Assisting with research and special projects
- – Processing materials in the museum’s archives
- – Other projects as assigned
- – Enrolled in an accredited college or university and majoring in general museum studies, collections management, history, or art history
- – Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time.
- – Work is performed in various locations, including facilities in Bethlehem and Allentown; independent transportation is required.
- – Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail
- – Strong oral and written communication skills
- – Proficient computer skills
- – Team player
- – 8-12 hours/week
- – Tuesday-Friday
Applications are received and reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to the museum at [email protected]. Feel free to call with any questions or concerns at 610.694.6644 ext. 109.
Museum Educators will facilitate and lead educational programming and engage and excite our audience in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design and Math (STEAM) and social history content. Supervised by the Education and Program Coordinator (EPC), with additional resources from the Manager of Education & DEAI Coordinator, the Museum Educator paid interns support all aspects of the administration and delivery of the Museum’s education programs which include K-12 on-site field trips, K-12 virtual programs (distance learning), scout programs, family and community programs, outreach events, and more.
Internships are part-time, paid, open to undergraduate and graduate students, and range from 4- 8 months in length.
To learn more about the paid Museum Educator internship, check out the full post here under the Employment tab.