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, 2023, until 12:00 PM on Friday, March 31, 2023. Selections will be announced by April 14, 2023. 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 2023 NMMC internships:
Curatorial: Three interns will work with curators and historical artifacts to catalog, research, process collections, and write reports for the Aviation, Cultural & Material History, and Uniforms & Heraldry collections. The work is done onsite, Monday through Friday.
Education: One intern will work with museum educators to research topics and develop activities related to NMMC summer camp themes. The intern will conduct research and teach K-12 students about artifacts and galleries during summer camp sessions. The work is done onsite, Monday through Friday.
Exhibits: One 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 basic tool use, mechanical experience, and preferably metalwork, welding, and fabrication experience. The work is done onsite, Monday through Friday.
Registrar: One intern will focus on collections management to include condition reporting, rehousing of artifacts, artifact marking, and artifact movement. 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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