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2019/2020 Education Internship
The Anchorage Museum connects people, expands perspectives, and encourages global dialog about the North and its distinct environment. Join our team to explore the intersection of art, history and science, and share multiple perspectives and experiences to tell a greater story.
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Below are current job opportunities (click on the job title to read the full job description):
The Anchorage Museum is seeking individuals interested in science and working with the public for its 2019-2020 Discovery Center Internship. Interns will spend time on the floor interacting with museum visitors and engaging with the public in the Discovery Center.Opportunities and training may include developing and facilitating educational experiences, with a focus on the Discovery Center, Thomas Planetarium, and CoLab. Interns will receive training and support to lead programs independently, including but not limited to large scale public moments such as Planetarium shows, animal presentations, and science demonstrations. Interns may assist with creating resources and providing overall support to educational programming. Interns are expected to perform basic exhibit upkeep/maintenance, follow opening/closing procedures, and provide general cleaning of the Discovery Center and Thomas Planetarium.
The Anchorage Museum is seeking individuals interested in education and science for its 2019-2020 academic year for our Soundscape Ecology Internship. The soundscape ecology intern will work directly with museum educators to support and assist in the development of the museum’s ongoing k-12 Soundscape Ecology outreach project. The internship will focus on training for basic sound analysis as well as data management as it relates to the field of Soundscape Ecology. The intern will additionally receive an introduction to informal education pedagogies and approaches. The opportunity includes mentorship in program development, public speaking, time management strategies, and evaluation of informal learning environments. No previous teaching or data analysis experience is necessary, but a strong interest in science and science education is preferred.
The Anchorage Museum is seeking individuals interested in learning more about the inner workings of museum exhibitions for its Exhibitions and Engagement Internship for the 2019 Fall semester. Opportunities and training may include researching and developing programs, educational, and outreach materials with a focus on upcoming exhibitions. Interns will assist with program delivery and tours, create resources, and provide overall support to curatorial content and educational programming, including but not limited to public programs and classes for the public. Interns may also assist with exhibition logistics, including but not limited to hands-on exhibit research and development.
The The Anchorage Museum is seeking a Designer interested in expanding their skills and being part of an award-winning team. This position is responsible for playing a key role in design and will work to achieve excellence through design throughout the Museum, with an emphasis on graphic and visual design.
The Designer manages and maintains the Museum brand and advances projects through concepting, design development, production, and installation. Work includes various museum graphic and visual products, including: environmental and exhibition graphics; project and program visual identities; and print and digital collateral.
A key contributor to the Museum, this role will have creative direction of exhibition and environmental graphic design, including three-dimensional and spatial designs, as well as be the lead graphic designer for items such as labels, illustrations and infographics for publications and PR. Please submit three professional work samples with your application and resume.
The Anchorage Museum is very busy this summer and is recruiting two (2) for an enthusiastic, friendly, and customer service-oriented individuals for Visitor Services Assistant. This position performs cashier duties, is active in all facets of museum retail sales and visitor services, and provides an engaging experience for museum visitors. Incumbents work variable scheduled hours conforming to the museum’s summer hours, and organizational needs. These are seasonal part-time positions working up to 29 hours/week, through September.
MUSE restaurant currently has openings for a variety of positions. Applicants must be dedicated to understanding and exceeding customer expectations and needs. Hiring for these positions will be done through Laura Cole; a museum application is not required. Get more information on MUSE job openings.
The Anchorage Sister Cities Commission is seeking a highly motivated individual with a background in museum studies, archives, art history, or a related discipline to assist with cataloging and preservation work including: Collections management; Collections care (preservation and conservation); Digital preservation and curation; Electronic records management. The deadline for this opportunity is August 25, 2019.