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Internships

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Intern Charles Miro-Quesada from Monserrat College of Art

Internship Openings

WENHAM MUSEUM eCOMMERCE INTERN – SPRING/SUMMER or Fall 2021

The Wenham Museum is seeking an intern to support its award-winning Museum Shop!  The Museum Shop is an important destination for classic children’s books, toys, and gifts, artisan goods, vintage items, and gifts for adults that are inspired by local history and culture.  The museum is looking to expand the items available through its online shop and improve the reach of the shop through digital channels.

The museum uses a point-of-sale and e-commerce platform called Lightspeed.  Training and orientation will be provided.   We ask for a 2 month commitment to the internship, with 8 hours per week of internship time.  Aspects of the internship may be performed remotely.  This is an unpaid internship but we will gladly sign off on any documentation required for interns to obtain school credit for internship work.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Museum Shop Manager with the operation of the museum shop, with a particular focus on e-commerce activities.
  • Update inventory listings with weights of items for sale in the shop, which will also auto-calculation of shipping costs at check out for customers.
  • Download or take photos of items for sale in the online shop.
  • Draft item descriptions for items listed for sale within the online shop.
  • Draft SEO descriptions for inventory items.
  • Become proficient at the department/category features within the museum shop so that items are arranged for sale online within logical departments (i.e., children’s books, toys & games, etc.)
  • Enable integrations with Facebook and Instagram for online shopping through social media.

Requirements:

  • Strong academic record. All majors are welcome to apply. Current high school juniors and seniors are also encouraged to apply.
  • Intern must be reliable – shows up for scheduled work, is motivated to complete remote work, and communicates absences in advance.
  • Detail-oriented with strong writing ability and knowledge of grammar.
  • Ability to multi-task and to work independently.
  • A self-starter with a “can do” attitude who will take the initiative to problem solve.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and very comfortable using the internet and various web applications. Proficient in using smartphones and tablets.

Compensation:

This is an unpaid internship.

To apply: 

Please send a résumé and e-mail explaining your interest in the internship to Amy Curtis, Visitor Services & Museum Shop Manager at by e-mail at amy.curtis@wenhammuseum.org.

WENHAM MUSEUM MARKETING INTERN – SUMMER or Fall 2021

Wenham Museum in Wenham, MA is seeking a Marketing Intern for Summer or Fall 2021 to join its dynamic and energetic team. The Marketing Intern assists the Executive Director with promotion of museum exhibitions, events and programs.  

Responsibilities:

Writing press releases for newspapers, magazines and websites; designing mass promotional marketing collateral and emails using Constant Contact to promote upcoming museum events and exhibitions. Collaborate on print, social media and radio campaigns for upcoming exhibitions, programs and events. The Marketing Intern is also responsible for organizing digital assets and for maintaining records relating to departmental activities, files, and press clippings.

Qualifications:

Excellent written, interpersonal communication skills and the ability to represent the Wenham Museum in a professional manner are necessary. Ability to perform multiple tasks quickly and work independently, with moderate supervision. Expertise in general computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), and PhotoShop Elements are required. Familiarity with website content management, WordPress, Constant Contact, Canva, and graphic design skills are a plus.

Compensation:

This is an unpaid internship.

To apply: 

Please send a résumé and e-mail explaining your interest in the internship to Kristin Noon, Executive Director, at by e-mail to kristin.noon@wenhammuseum.org.

WENHAM MUSEUM EDUCATION INTERN – SUMMER 2021
(The Fall 2021 Education Intern position has been filled.)

Wenham Museum in Wenham, MA is seeking an Education Intern for Summer 2021 to join its dynamic and energetic team. The Education Intern assists the Executive Director and with the development and implementation of programs for children, families, and adults.  

Responsibilities:

Leading art/craft-based and storybook-based activities with children and families; teaching programs based in colonial history to an early education audience; and, coordinating and planning programs for children and adults. Assistance may also be required from time to time with historical research, exhibition installation, and collections care.

Qualifications:

We are seeking a candidate who has experience working with and/or teaching children, the ability to research and develop engaging and interactive activities based on local and national history, and is welcoming, reliable, and enjoys working with the public.  Excellent written, interpersonal communication skills and the ability to represent the Wenham Museum in a professional manner are necessary. Ability to perform multiple tasks quickly and work independently, with moderate supervision. General computer skills with the web and the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point) are required.

Compensation:

This is an unpaid internship or for school credit.

To apply: 

Please send a résumé and e-mail explaining your interest in the internship to Kristin Noon, Executive Director, at by e-mail to kristin.noon@wenhammuseum.org.