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Plimoth Plantation - Public Programs Internship

  • 20 Sep 2018 12:52 PM
    Message # 6682685

    Plimoth Plantation is looking for dynamic, team-oriented interns to assist with the planning and execution of public programs at one of the Nation’s premier living museums.  The Public Programs Intern will assist the Public Programs Manager with all aspects of program planning and facilitation including but not limited to attending planning meetings, preparing materials, assisting with day-of program needs, and participating in the program evaluation. Guided by the Internship Program Coordinator and the Public Programs Manager, the intern will also develop an original museum program for the 2019 season. This internship is ideal for students looking to engage regularly with Museum guests and experience first-hand how public programs are developed, planned, and executed in our unique museum setting.


    • Assist with development of content and resources for several public programs including February School Vacation Week, the “Plimoth After Dark” evening series, and several winter workshops.
    • Participate in all aspects of facilitating public programs including materials preparation, working with a variety of museum audiences, and program evaluation
    • Research, develop, prototype and evaluation an original Museum program


    The ideal candidate will demonstrate an interest in engaging museum guests in new and innovative ways, as well as early American history, Native culture and history, anthropology, material culture, social studies, and/or museum education. The candidate will have excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills, the ability to take direction and work independently, a willingness to work as part of a team, and the physical ability to perform light-to-moderate lifting and work in small spaces, both indoors and outdoors. Some evening or weekend work may be required.

    Internship Schedule

    Winter Internship Session: January 14 - March 15, 2019

    Full-time (35 hrs/week) and Part-Time (21 hrs/week) internships are available. Some evening or weekend work may be required.

    To apply for the internship program at Plimoth Plantation, please submit an online applicationDeadline for applications is November 1, 2018. Full-time and part-time internships are available. Unless otherwise noted, internships are unpaid. Academic credit is available for all internships. For more information about the Internship Program at Plimoth Plantation, visit our FAQs page or email interns@plimoth.org. 

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