Museum Programs Intern

Department: Education and Exhibits

REPORTS TO: Director of Public Programs

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

The Museum Programs Internship is offered to students who are interested in working on exhibits and educational programming.  Love history and want to find an exciting position that brings it to life for children?  Join the museum programming team and help develop activities for children and families.  Position will be responsible for research and writing of museum programs for general visitation, special events, and summer camp, as well as traveling exhibitions.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to communicate well, orally and in writing
  • Computer skills (basic Microsoft Office)
  • 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