The Museum seeks an intern with interest in learning more about worlds of aviation, history, science, and technological innovation. The Aircraft of the Month Internship will consist of researching and presenting in depth knowledge of a featured aircraft to guests while assisting with a behind the scenes, internal tours of each plane. For this internship, you will work with the Museum’s Guest Services Manager and the Director of HR & Community Partnerships to establish scheduling.
Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:
- Researching individual, designated aircraft
- Working with staff to understand aircraft and safety procedures for assisting guests into the planes.
- Developing a portfolio demonstrating the research done on each aircraft.
- Providing the ultimate guest experience.
Desired traits, characteristics, background or skills:
- Pursuing a degree in history, education, or aviation. Other majors may be applicable.
- Speaking and interpersonal skills.
- Experience in researching and presenting.
- Strong knowledge and/or passion for aviation, history, and STEM connections.
- Excellent customer service skills.
Commitment: Part-time, approximately 20 hours per week (for research and staffing)
The required shift will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. You will be required to work a minimum of one shift per week, any day of the week, every week for the duration of your internship. You will be responsible for researching the aircraft outside of your scheduled hours staffing the plane.