Careers

Careers & Internships

Below are descriptions for current openings and internships at the Washington Pavilion.

 

 

Internship Information

The goal of this museum internship as an Education Intern is to increase the capacity of the Washington Pavilion to present relevant educational content based on the exhibits displayed in the Kirby Science Discover Center. The intern will organize, create and share relevant demonstrations, workshops and programming activities that can be used to supplement and enhance current exhibits and regularly scheduled programming. This will also include reviewing, organizing and updating current content for better utilization by museum staff. A cumulative presentation of the interns work and research will be required for successful completion of this internship.

Hours are flexible, 6-8 hrs per week for unpaid internship, during Museum staffing Hours of 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F. Students can work with their supervisor on scheduling hours that will work based on their availability. Prefer Sophomore, Junior or Senior in college. Excellent way to gain valuable experience or school credit if applicable.  This internship starts this Summer 2019; is also available for Fall Semester and Spring Semester. 

The goal of this museum internship as a STEAM Education Intern is to increase the capacity of the Washington Pavilion to present unguided and guided STEAM activities during museum hours, classes, camps and workshops. The STEAM Education Intern will take charge of the preparation and utilization of the Jack’s Imagination Lab, the designated maker space within the Kirby Science Discovery Center by organizing, creating and facilitating activities to be presented within that space, both guided and unguided.  The intern will utilize all current resources within the scope provided by the Pavilion as well as research new resources that can be accessed for use in all areas of the museum spaces. A cumulative presentation of the interns work and research will be required for successful completion of this internship.

Hours are flexible, 6-8 hrs per week for unpaid internship, during Museum staffing Hours of 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F. Students can work with their supervisor on scheduling hours that will work based on their availability. Prefer Sophomore, Junior or Senior in college. Excellent way to gain valuable experience or school credit if applicable.  This internship starts this Summer 2019; is also available for Fall Semester and Spring Semester. 

Summer Term (May-Aug)

Fall Term (Sept-Dec)

Winter/Spring Term (Jan-May)

Start dates will vary depending on the student’s schedule and supervising department’s needs.