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Education/Public Programs Intern - 15-20 hrs/wk-unpaid

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Morven Museum & Garden

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About Morven: Morven Museum & Garden was built in the 1750s by Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and became the official New Jersey Governor’s residence in the mid-twentieth century. The mansion was designated a national Historic Landmark in 1971 and today is administered by Historic Morven, Inc., a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the site.

Position: Museum Intern, unpaid

Hours: 15-20 hours per week (flexible)

Morven is seeking to fill an exciting internship position:

Education/Public Programs Internship Description/Qualifications : Morven seeks a bright, outgoing, self-motivated individual to assist with all aspects of developing Education and Public Programs for diverse audiences including children, adults, and families for Morven Museum & Garden, particularly developing virtual programming. May work remotely with limited safe on-site, outdoors, as needed according to individual comfort level.

Working with the Curator of Education and Public Programs, the intern will help develop curriculum, fun and educational programs, and presentations; social media/program promotion, as well as volunteer management and visitor engagement. This internship will offer "shadowing" opportunities and the chance to work within a Museum undergoing significant growth.

Students and post-grads of museum studies, education, history, art history, architecture, public relations, and marketing are all encouraged to apply. This will be a hands-on experience utilizing many skills necessary for a variety of fields. Those with experience developing virtual programming and apps will be given priority.

To apply please submit resume including GPA and cover letter describing goals and interests as they relate to Morven's mission, to Debra Lampert-Rudman, Curator of Education and Public Programs dlampertrudman@morven.org - No phone calls





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About Morven Museum & Garden

Location:

55 STOCKTON ST, PRINCETON, NJ 08540, US

Mission Statement

To preserve the National Historic Landmark known as Morven by operating it as a museum and public garden that educates diverse audiences and showcases its rich history and the cultural heritage of New Jersey.

Description

A National Historic Landmark, Morven Museum & Garden is situated on five pristine acres in the heart of Princeton, New Jersey. The mansion was home to not only one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, Richard Stockton, and his descendants, enslaved peoples, and workers, but also Robert Wood "General" Johnson II., and five former New Jersey Governors families, staffs, and important visitors. Morven Museum & Garden showcases the rich cultural heritage of New Jersey through regular exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • History
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Online Flash/Video Production
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Adobe Creative Suite

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 20
  • 15 to 20 hours per week - flexible - safe onsite/remote work opportunity
  • College credit available - College rising Junior, Senior, Graduate or post-grad level - Adult career transitioners invited as well

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