Exhibits Intern

Department: Education and Exhibits

REPORTS TO: Senior Exhibits Manager

FLSA STATUS: Internship

BACKGROUND

The National Constitution Center, located on Philadelphia's Independence Mall, is the first museum in the world dedicated to honoring and explaining the U.S. Constitution through more than 100 interactive and multi-media exhibits, artifacts and film.  The Center also houses the Annenberg Center for Education and Outreach, which serves as a hub for national constitutional education, debates, teacher resources and as a home for visiting scholars and experts.

POSITION SUMMARY

To assist in office tasks that support the preparation of exhibition installments, cataloguing historical documents and artifacts, assisting in research, evaluations, and development and installation of our traveling exhibitions.  Museum Studies majors are encouraged to apply.  Internship is open to recently graduated undergraduates, and graduate students.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate well, orally and in writing
  • Computer skills and some basic graphic/design skills
  • Interest in history or political science and future museum work
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Previous experience working with the public or in research a plus
  • Must be available 10 full weeks
  • BA or BS degree required