Current open positions will appear here. There are no open positions at this time. We are always looking for quality candidates to fill our internship opportunities, please see the listing below.
The Lakewood Historical Society thrives because of the energy and devotion of our many volunteers. We have opportunities in collection care and archives, fundraising sales, education both with visitors and students and behind the scenes, and many other programming events.
If you are interested in volunteering please contact the Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org to be put in contact with the proper employee or committee chairperson.
MUSEUM GENERALIST INTERN (Currently on hold due to COVID-19, contact us for more details)
The Lakewood Historical Society is seeking a Museum Generalist Intern to assist in all operations of the museum such as administrative, education, and collections management. This internship is perfect for individuals wanting to gain experience in museums and learn about day to day functions in a historical society.
Ideal candidates will be friendly, enjoy history and learning, carry themselves professionally, have strong time-management skills, and are organized.
Duties include but not limited to:
Providing museum tours
Assisting with front desk inquiries
Assisting in research inquiries
Assisting in Collections Data Entry
Assisting in administrative tasks
Assisting in interpretation and exhibit installation
Assisting with special event planning
Interns will be asked to work a fixed schedule for a minimum of 6 hours a week, Wednesdays 1-4pm, Thursdays 1-4pm, and Saturdays 2-5pm.
Open to all, preference given to Museum Studies, Public History, and American History Majors and Minors. Applicants must be at least 18 years or older and have their high school diploma or equivalency. This internship is unpaid and available for course credit pending approval from the college or university.
Submit resume and cover letter to:
Executive Director Greg Palumbo at email@example.com
Subject line should read "Museum General Internship"