The National Museum of the Marine Corps (NMMC) is looking for motivated and dependable interns!
Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply beginning March 1, 2022, until 12:00 PM on Friday, April 1, 2022. Selections will be announced by April 15, 2022. Email the completed application form, current resume, and at least two reference letters to NMMCInterns@gmail.com . Incomplete packages will not be considered. Scanned PDF files with signatures are preferred. References should include contact information, address academic achievement, research and writing skills, dependability, creativity, maturity, and initiative.
Most interns work during the summer; others work during the spring and fall semesters. The NMMC can accommodate flexible schedules. The stipend is $10.00 per hour, and the average internship runs for 320+ hours, though this will vary for each internship. Work is done onsite in and near Triangle, Virginia. Interns will be responsible for their own housing and transportation. The NMMC also supports non-paid internships.
Available 2022 NMMC internships:
Curatorial: Two interns will work with curators and historical artifacts to catalog, research, inventory,
process collections, and write reports for the Cultural and Ordnance collections. The work is done onsite, Monday through Friday.
Visitor Services: Two interns will welcome and engage visitors and assist with tours and programs.
Knowledge of ASL or Spanish is preferred. Days and hours will vary daily; weekend work is required.
Distance Learning: One intern will work with Distance Learning educators to host groups, conduct events, and develop programming. The intern will gain hands-on experience working with students, parents, and practicing educators. Experience working with children and graphic/computer skills are preferred. Weekend work is required.
Exhibits: Two interns. One intern will work with Exhibit Specialists on exhibit development, installation,
and maintenance. Requires experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, an ability to draw at scale either on paper or with a CAD program, and Microsoft Access. The other intern will work with the Exhibits. Curator to conduct historical research of events. The work is done onsite, Monday through Friday.
Restoration: One intern will work with restoration staff to support disassembly and reassembly of
components, fabrication, and sandblasting for the overall conservation of macro artifacts. Skills must
include knowledge of basic tool use, mechanical experience, and preferably metalwork, welding, and
fabrication experience. The work is done onsite, Monday through Friday.
Facilities Operations: One intern will assist with all aspects of facilities including tracking facilities
requirements and developing standard operating procedures.
Registrar: One intern will work with the Registrar to organize collections files, assist with the loan
program, and conduct artifact handling and movement as needed. The work is done onsite, Monday through Friday.
All hiring is made possible through the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. This is not a Federal job.
For further information please contact Christina Johnson at NMMCInterns@gmail.com.
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