Primarily, this internship supports the Director of Human Resources & Community Partnership with Human Resource functions, including managing volunteers and interns, assisting with the foundational and administrative needs of the museum, and staff development. The intern will have direct experience: updating job descriptions, application tracking, developing an internal marketing plan for employee recognition and staff development, developing, expanding and managing the museum’s volunteer and internship program, and developing and expanding internal communication tools.

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with departments seeking applicants.
  • Promote part-time and full-time internship, volunteer, and staff openings within the museum.
  • Attend career and volunteer fairs.
  • Assists with all aspects of recruitment (scheduling of background checks, respond to inquires, application data/file management, prepare new hire and training packets).
  • Assist with interviewing, hiring, training, and orientation.
  • Conduct interviews with staff and review HR files to develop up-to-date job descriptions.
  • Perform a variety of administrative and operational duties as developed and assigned by the Director of Human Resources & Community Partnership.

Desired traits, characteristics, background or skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office is expected; proficiency using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently while maintaining attention to details.
  • Exemplary organizational, communication, and coordination skills.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and take directions.
  • Creative problem solvers preferred.
  • Cultivates interpersonal skills and a sense of confidentiality.

Commitment: Part-time, 20 hours per week

  • The minimum time commitment is two eight-hour days (or five half-days) per week onsite at the museum; four hours may be worked from home or campus as approved by the Director of Human Resources & Community Partnership.