Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Summer Internships - Waukesha County Museum

Summer Camp Internship - Summer 2011 (
The Waukesha County Museum is offering part-time, unpaid internships
in its Education Department with its 2011 summer camps. The museum’s
Education Department presents Waukesha County’s history to visitors of
all ages through on-site education programs, special events, summer
camps, Discovery Boxes, and outreach programs. The Summer Camp Interns
will work directly with the Director of Education to develop,
implement, and evaluate the museum’s 2011 summer camps, which will
take place June 20 to 24, July 18 to 22, and August 22 to 26, 8:15 am
to 5:00 pm, and will focus on science, art, and play, respectively.
They will work both behind the scenes and with the public and

Development & Marketing Internship - Summer 2011 (
The Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum is offering a
part-time, unpaid internship position in its Development & Marketing
Department for the spring of 2011. The WCHSM Development & Marketing
Department plays a vital role in coordinating efforts to bring the
museum’s exhibits, programs, and activities to the attention of the
general public and to engage supporters through their donations of
time, talent, and treasure. The Department is an essential component
of the administration of the museum and critical to its long-term
viability in the county. The Marketing/Communications Intern (MCI)
will report to the Director of Development & Marketing, aiding in
designing, implementing, evaluating, and revising all aspects of the
museum’s marketing/communications program. The MCI will function as a
team member in both the Department and as a member of the entire
museum staff. The MCI will also receive exposure to and opportunities
to interact with other museum professionals (curator, archivist,
education director, etc.).

Exhibit Research Internship - Summer 2011 (
The Waukesha County Museum is offering two part-time, unpaid Exhibit
Research Internships for the summer of 2011. The Exhibits Research
Internship will provide practical experience researching exhibits that
present Waukesha County’s history to visitors of all ages. In 2011,
this will include preparations and installation for summer/fall 2011
exhibits, including key roles in the installation of the late summer
traveling exhibit and the dismantling of our current exhibit, Memories
of WWII.The intern will work directly with the Curator of Collections
& Exhibits and Archivist in many aspects of the museum’s exhibit
research, including utilizing the two- and three-dimensional
collections and researching secondary sources.

Kristen M. Matlick – Director of Education – Waukesha County Museum
101 W. Main St., Waukesha, WI 53186 – (262) 521-2859 ext. 224,

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