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2020 Internships at Alaska Museums
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.
The Anchorage Museum is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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The Anchorage Museum is an equal opportunity employer.
Below are current job opportunities (click on the job title to read the full job description):
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, include design programming, design initiatives, exhibition design, environmental design, graphic design, web design, photography and videography, publication design, product design, architectural renderings, and the production of branded materials.
Please submit 3-5 professional work samples with your application.
The Anchorage Museum is seeking four (4) enthusiastic applicants for the 2020 summer camp season. Opportunities and training may include developing activities for camp sessions as well as educational and outreach materials. Interns will assist with camp delivery, creating resources, and providing support and supervision throughout the camp season. Interns will spend time in the classrooms interacting with and engaging children in daily camp activities in an environment that aids in the exploration of art, culture, history, science and technology. Interns will also have the opportunity for professional development and CV workshops.
The Anchorage Museum is expecting a very busy summer and is recruiting four (4) enthusiastic, friendly, and customer service-oriented individuals for Visitor Services Assistant. These positions perform cashier duties, are active in all facets of museum retail sales and visitor services and provide an engaging experience for museum visitors. Incumbents work variable scheduled hours conforming to the museum’s summer hours, and organizational needs. We have three (3) seasonal part-time positions working up to 29 hours/week, through September, and one (1) regular full-time. Some non-standard work hours will be required (nights, weekends, and holidays).
The Anchorage Museum is recruiting for an enthusiastic and detail orientated team player with a variety of social media and web-based experience to fill the position of Digital Engagement Manager. The Digital Engagement Manger develops imaginative and innovative approaches to reach and engage audiences through brand awareness, messaging and storytelling to communicate the interrelationship between the Museum’s mission and vision, programing, and the local and global community. This position supports audience engagement strategies through effective message-driven, multi-channel content development and communications for both internal and external audiences. This position will require some non-standard work hours.
Please include three to five professional writing samples with your application and resume.
Under the general direction of the Chief Curator, the Curator of Indigenous Art & Community Initiatives will further the Museum’s work with Alaska’s living cultures, with an emphasis on Indigenous art, artists, climate change, national and international connections, and other initiatives. The Curator will have an emphasis on originality, rigor and a firm grasp of critical issues to present Indigenous art in a contemporary context. The Curator develops programming, strengths connections, and works on engagement and outreach. This position works as a member of an integrated team of curators, content providers, educators, and others.
This is a one- to three-year term position.
The Anchorage Museum is seeking an experienced Librarian interested in helping the Museum expand its 'archival reach.' This position will work to maintain the Museum's specialized book and periodical collection, performs library and reference services, administers and implements image rights and reproductions, and assists in planning and coordinating research visits. The Librarian also works with staff and in alignment with the Collections Plan to develop the collection. This position is a key liaison in providing access to library and archival collections, including books, periodicals, photographs, rare books, maps, and other printed and electronic resources.
The Anchorage Museum is a community-minded individual with an interest in community engagement, and the north and its environs for the position of SEED Lab Programs Manager. This position will enhance and facilitate Museum SEED Lab programming through innovative projects, convenings, and events that advance community engagement and furthers community discussion around civic issues. The position is a full-time non-career track position for a one-year fixed term.
The Discovery Center, and Thomas Planetarium, at the Anchorage Museum is pleased to offer a 2020 Spring Semester Discovery Center and Planetarium Internship opportunity. The Successful candidate will be at least 18 years old, preferably with HTML scripting experience, but not required. Being a current student or recent graduate in Science, Education, Museum Studies, Art History, Native Studies or a related field is preferred and not required.
The Anchorage Museum is seeking an individual for the position of Mechanical Specialist, responsible for daily maintenance and repair of the Museum’s mechanical (HVAC) and other major equipment systems. This position will also provide support to all areas of the Facilities management department, including painting, minor repairs or maintenance on plumbing, electrical, appliances, furniture, vehicles, tools, and related equipment, as well as shared emergency maintenance response on or after hours, and on-call rotation.
The work requires extensive experience and certification in HVAC and refrigeration systems including but not limited to walk-in coolers, boilers, air handlers, chillers, refrigeration units, electrical systems, pneumatics and DDC systems.
This position may have a non-standard work schedule; which may include weekends and overtime.
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.