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Posted January 16, 2019
Curatorial Intern (Natural Science discipline)
Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

The Curatorial Intern will support the research, development and implementation of in-gallery visitor experiences specifically related to the Natural Sciences gallery, which showcases California’s diversity of climate, geology, habitats, ecosystems, and wildlife, while exploring current research, contemporary issues of land use, environmental conflict, and conservation projects.

During this internship, you will get hands-on experience re-developing Natural Science lab spaces, with new prompts and interfaces, and contribute to Natural Sciences gallery and exhibition development and planning.

Learn about the planning and development of museum exhibits, including:

  • The phases of the development and design process, including research
  • Strategies for meeting the needs of different types of learners and audiences, including ADA guidelines and interpretive approaches for informal learning environments
  • Strategies for natural science information to museum visitors in creative and engaging ways

The Oakland Museum of California provides unique collections, exhibitions, educational opportunities, and cultural events are designed to generate a broader and deeper understanding of, and interest in California’s environment, history, art and people.

Paid, part-time, internship starting 6/17/19, Deadline to apply: 2/22/19. Apply & Learn More: museumca.org/internships

Posted January 16, 2019
Exhibit Experience Development Intern
Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

The Experience Development Intern will support the research, development and implementation of in-gallery visitor experiences such as object interpretation, interactive exhibits and visitor-contributed content opportunities.

You will learn about the planning and development of museum exhibits, including:

  • The phases of the development and design process
  • Strategies for meeting the needs of different types of learners and audiences, including ADA guidelines and interpretive approaches for informal learning environments
  • Strategies for interpreting art, history and natural science information to museum visitors in creative and engaging ways

You will gain direct experience in:

  • Providing assistance with experience development projects including object, prop, image and media research, and testing exhibit prototypes
  • Considering visitors of different ages, interests and abilities, and strategies for meeting their needs
  • Exhibit Interpretive Plans; writing exhibit descriptions and experience briefs

The Oakland Museum of California provides unique collections, exhibitions, educational opportunities, and cultural events are designed to generate a broader and deeper understanding of, and interest in California’s environment, history, art and people.

Paid, part-time, internship starting 6/17/19, Deadline to apply: 2/22/19. Apply & Learn More: museumca.org/internships

Posted January 9, 2019
Teen Science Scholars Internships
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver, Colorado

Teen Science Scholars complete hands-on summer internships with research and collections staff at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Teen Science Scholar interns receive a monthly stipend, bus passes, and Museum cafeteria vouchers to offset cost of living expenses during the term of their internship.

Eligibility for teen science scholars:

  • Must currently be a Sophomore or Junior in high school
  • Must be available June – August 2019
  • Must have an interest in learning more about research and/or collections
  • Teens who come from communities that have been historically marginalized from the sciences are strongly encouraged to apply. (e.g. Hispanic, Latinx, African American, African, Black, Native American, and individuals who will be the first generation in their family to complete a four-year college degree)

Application