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Music Education and Museum Studies Intern

Summary:

This internship is an opportunity to gain critical & practical experience working at a small museum, focusing on the history of music and musical instruments. The intern will work directly with full time staff but will have the opportunity to work independently and manage projects. Applicants should have an interest or background in music, history, education, museum studies, theatre, art history, or other related fields. Internships are non-paid and should be coordinated with an adviser at your college or university if you would like to receive class credit.

There are opportunities for many types of interns with various skill sets

Responsibilities may include:

  • Digitizing rare books and manuscripts for access by the community
  • Learning and tuning selected keyboards
  • Assistant to complete instrument accession for museum collections
  • Initial cleaning of museum collections
  • Photographing/ researching and identifying select museum collections
  • Digitizing museum collection memorabilia
  • Media savvy intern to create documentary movies for museum collections
  • Exhibit mounting/moving/painter/planner
  • Measure, order and mount plastic keyboard protectors
  • Development letters, setting up meeting with donors, thank you notes
  • Conceptualize tours and programming for current and upcoming exhibitions
  • Assist with regular museum operations when needed
  • 10+ onsite hours are required for this internship, including some weekends & evening concerts

The ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be flexible, well organized, and able to multi-task
  • Be a creative thinker, not afraid to offer up ideas
  • Have experience providing excellent customer service

If interested, please send a resume & statement of interest to tonia@carolinamusicmuseum.org

 

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