Programming and Communications Intern -- Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame

Reports to:
Executive Director

Job Purpose:
To develop and deliver museum programs for museum visitors and to effectively communicate the museum’s activities on various social and traditional media

Key responsibilities:

  • Greet and lead tours for museum visitors 
  • Collaborate with staff to develop family and adult programs 
  • Research Hall of Fame honorees and inductees 
  • Manage and schedule social media and written communication with supervision 
  • Occasionally assist with museum collections tasks 
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Junior or senior. History, Museums Studies, Education, Anthropology, Women and Gender Studies majors/minors preferred, but not required. 
  • Must have strong initiative 
  • Must work well independently and with volunteers 
  • Able to speak to groups and deliver excellent customer service 
  • Uses professional conduct at all times, including when representing the Michigan Women’s Historical Center to outside organizations and individuals 
  • Can climb ladders, bend, squat, lift and move up to 50 pounds, be on feet for several hours at a time 
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in program and/or curriculum development 
  • Experience working with children 
  • Personable and outgoing 
  • Ability to be flexible and positive in a fast-paced environment

Stipend available. Send cover letter, resume and list of professional references (minimum of 3) to: Dr. Caitlyn Perry Dial, Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame, 213 W. Malcolm X St. Lansing, MI 48933, Fax: 517372-0170, Email: cpdial@michiganwomen.org

Posted on the MMA website 3/23.

        
 The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721      lcbrisson@michiganmuseums.org

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