Morven Museum & Garden has 2 Internship Opportunities: Curatorial & Education/Public Programs


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When

Mon Jan 22, 2018 - Thu Aug 30, 2018

Where

55 Stockton StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540

About

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 as 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. The museum boasts a collection of American fine and decorative arts, as well as, second floor galleries featuring changing exhibit space.


Position: Museum Intern, unpaid

Hours: 5-15 hours per week (flexible)


Morven is seeking to fill two exciting internship positions:


Curatorial Internship Description/Qualifications : Morven seeks a bright, outgoing, self-motivated individual to assist with all aspects of curatorial affairs. A qualified candidate will possess an ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities, along with a professional attitude and demeanor. The successful applicant will report to the Curator of Collections & Exhibitions and will assist with exhibit development, installation, with the possibility of collections management, research, and archival work. This internship will offer "shadowing" opportunities, which include attending on- and off-site meetings and a chance to meet other professionals in the field.


This internship has wide reaching application. Students of history, art history, architecture, political science, education, and museum studies, are all encouraged to apply. This will be a hands-on experience that will utilize many skills needed for a variety of fields.


Internship applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. To apply please submit cover letter with your availability, describing goals and interests, and resume with GPA and two references to Jesse Gordon, Registrar, at jgordon@morven.org


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 both Morven Museum & Garden and within its new Stockton Education Center. A qualified candidate will possess an ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities, along with a professional attitude and demeanor. The successful applicant will report to the Curator of Education and Public Programs and will assist with curriculum and program development and presentation; program promotion, marketing and outreach including database research; docent curriculum and training, 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.


This internship has wide reaching application. Students of museum studies, education, history, art history, architecture, public relations, and political science, are all encouraged to apply. This will be a hands-on experience that will utilize many skills necessary for a variety of fields.


Internship applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. To apply please submit cover letter with your availability, describing goals and interests, and resume including GPA and two references to Debra Lampert-Rudman, Curator of Education and Public Programs dlampertrudman@morven.org

Skills

  • History
  • Data Entry
  • Curating
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Arts Administration

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 20
  • 5 to 15 hours per week - start time is flexible
  • College credit available - Must be college Junior, Senior or college Graduate level

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