Collections Management Intern

Maine Maritime Museum seeks a Collections Management Intern to work with the museum’s curatorial staff and volunteers for eight weeks in summer 2019.

Maine Maritime Museum

MMM is an independent, nonprofit institution dedicated to promoting an understanding and appreciation of Maine’s maritime heritage and culture through gallery exhibits, an historic shipyard, educational programs, a research library, and narrated excursions along area waterways. Founded in 1962, the museum is located on a beautiful 20-acre campus on the banks of the Kennebec River in Bath, “The City of Ships”, and provides a unique experience to visitors of all ages from around the world. Visit www.mainemaritimemuseum.org for more information.

The Opportunity

This is a full-time, paid, opportunity with a flexible start date. The primary project is to assist in evaluating collections for deaccession, gathering items for transfer to pertinent organizations, related research, and data entry. Various tasks related to exhibitions, incoming collections, and general recordkeeping may be assigned as needed. The successful candidate will have completed coursework in American History, Library Science, or Museum Studies and possess excellent organizational, written and interpersonal skills.  Regional historical and maritime knowledge a plus.

Application Requirements

To apply, send resume and cover letter by April 1 to page@maritimeme.org or by mail to Kelly Page, Registrar, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St. Bath, Maine, 04530.

Date Posted: 2/6/2019