Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs


2 April 2010

Posted in 1 by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on April 2, 2010

1) Family Learning Intern
The USS Constitution Museum is seeking an energetic individual interested in how families learn in museums to assist in the Family Learning Across the Nation project. The paid Family Learning Intern will come to understand family learning theory and practice in museums. The Family Learning Intern will be engaged in a variety of duties including: event organization for museum professionals, interviewing museum professionals from across the country and creating web content.  The Family Learning Intern will work under the supervision of the Family Learning Project Manager and Director of Exhibits.  They are expected to be able to provide 16 to 24 hours per week. Some weekend work will be required. Join us for the opportunity to work on a nationally recognized program funded by IMLS, meet museum professionals from across the country and have fun learning about the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world! Qualifications: enthusiastic and friendly, willingness to interact with visitors and workshop participants, excellent spoken and written communication skills, Interest in family learning theory in the museum context, current enrollment in museum studies, education, and history programs preferred, 18 + years of age. Interested individuals should send letter of interest, resume, and references to Robert Kiihne, Director of Exhibits at rkiihne@ussconstitutionmuseum.org or to Family Learning Search Committee USS Constitution Museum PO Box 291812, Boston, MA 02129.

2) Education Program Volunteer 

The USS Constitution Museum is looking for Education Program Volunteers to share the history of “Old Ironsides” with students from ages 5 to 12. If you enjoy history, working with the public (especially children in a friendly atmosphere), then this is an opportunity for you! Volunteer benefits include a 30% discount in the Museum Store, free parking in the Charlestown Navy Yard, and free admission and/or special privileges at several Boston area museums. Volunteers should have weekday morning and/or early afternoon availability between late April and early September and should be able to volunteer a minimum of 5 hours per month (days of the week may vary). Full training is provided and no experience is necessary – an interest in history and working with children is all that is needed! Please submit a cover letter and resume to Education Program Volunteer Search at the USS Constitution Museum, P.O. Box 291812 Boston, MA 02129. Or email: MuseumAdmin@ussconstitutionmuseum.org

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