Job Listing: Museum Internship
Washington and Lee University - Lexington, VA
Salary: $11 hour part-time
Closes: March 30
The Museums at Washington and Lee University is offering an eight-week paid summer internship to currently enrolled students of Washington & Lee University. The internship will start on June 8 and end on July 31. The eight-week program consists of regular workdays, Monday through Friday, beginning at 9:00 AM and ending at 4:00 PM.
The program will provide students with an introduction to basic museum policies and practices through hands on experience with the collection including: accessioning, cataloging, proper storage methods, research, database management, and loans. We hope that after eight weeks, students will leave the program with a basic understanding of the major curatorial and administrative issues all museums face, regardless of the different types of collections they possess.
WORK HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. In this position you are limited to 999 hours per work anniversary year.
Candidates should be currently enrolled in Washington and Lee University; have excellent writing skills; strong attention to detail; posses basic computer skills; ability to lift 30 pounds; and ability to work well alone and in a group.
When applying online to this position, you will be required to upload the following documents: Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript, Writing Sample.