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Amelia Island Museum of History
233 S. 3rd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL
DescriptionAmelia Island Museum of History’s internship program is designed to provide students and recent graduates with a real world, hands-on opportunity to learn about the mechanics of the museum experience.
Internships are available in the following categories:
• Archival – learn the ins and outs of accessioning, de-accessioning, archive handling and record keeping.
• Education/Exhibits – help research an exhibit, create student programming, and schedule lectures through hands-on experience.
• Marketing/Creative – Assist with marketing materials design and distribution, exhibit set-up and design, maintenance of social media, and editing a newsletter.
• Volunteer/Tours – learn to make recruitment presentations, costumed interactions, tour management, volunteer scheduling
More than one category may be chosen and all internships will also spend time interfacing with board members, researching grants, and attending management level meetings.
ResponsibilitiesInterns are expected to work between 30 and 40 hours per week during an 8 to 12 week internship period. Internships are offered during the summer, fall, and winter/spring semesters. All interns are subject to the applicable employee rules. Interns may receive college credit if an agreement is made between the museum and the intern’s college or university.
RequirementsEligibility: A candidate must be a graduate student; an undergraduate student; or have graduated from college within 12 months of beginning the internship.
Visit www.ameliamuseum.org for more information and application.