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16 Jan 2019

College InternshipEducation Intern

Canterbury Shaker Village – Posted by rsoules@shakers.org Anywhere

Internship Description

Canterbury Shaker Village is offering several full-time internship opportunities with $1500 stipend and onsite housing for summer and/or fall 2019 (flexible start and end dates). Under the guidance of the education and events managers, interns will gain work experience in a variety of museum operations including helping at special events, offering guided tours, and developing family-friendly activities. One to two days of week will be spent on a personal project/s that the interns’ choose with their supervisors’ assistance. In addition, interns will spend one day each week apprenticing at a historic trade and learning from one of the Village’s craft demonstrators.

Ideal candidates will be energetic, self-disciplined, comfortable interacting with diverse staff and visitors of all ages, and have familiarity with museum practices. Recent graduates as well as currently enrolled students in a relevant BA or MA program are welcome to apply. Prospective interns should expect to work Tuesday-Saturday.

How to Apply

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received; preferred deadline of March 1, 2019.

Internship Categories: Other. Internship Types: College Internship. Salaries: Paid Salary.

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