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Internships at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire

All internships are unpaid


Marketing Department

Contact:
Interested applicants should email resume and letter of interest to Neva Cole, Communications Director, neva@childrens-museum.org

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire seeks interns for the Marketing Department. Interested candidates should have a background or interest in journalism, public relations, marketing, graphic design, social media, photography, museum studies, child development, the arts or creative writing.

Internship experiences can be tailored to individual needs, interests and schedule of availability.

Areas of focus for internships include:

  • Community Outreach through posting of flyers and posters
  • Crafting press releases for a wide variety of events
  • Creating insightful blog pieces highlighting the many stories of the Children's Museum of New Hampshire
  • Research and write social media posts to share with our Children's Museum of New Hampshire community
  • Help grow our online community through fun social media posts, contests, giveaways, etc.
  • Photograph events
  • Organize and tag digital library
  • Update website
  • Design program flyers and e-newsletters
  • Post Children's Museum of New Hampshire events to online calendars
  • Collaborate with different departments to come up with event descriptions and promotions
  • Create both online and print ads

Benefits of Internship:

  • Gain practical experience working in a Communications Department
  • Interact with a variety of professionals involved in both the Children's Museum of New Hampshire and the press field
  • Help plan, coordinate and execute projects that will favorably impact the Children's Museum of New Hampshire's attendance and membership
  • Flexible schedule

Time Commitment:
Flexible Hours: Part-time, approximately 12 hours / week

Duration of Internship:
year-round

Essential Skills

  • Interest in Marketing, Journalism, Museums and Children/Parenting
  • Strong organizational skill with attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer savvy
  • Ability to work independently and creatively




Education Department

Contact: interested applicants should email resume and letter of interest to Xanthi Gray, Education Coordinator, [xanthi@childrens-museum.org](mailto:xanthi@childrens-museum.org)

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire seeks interns for the Education Department. Interested candidates should have a background or interest in early childhood education, elementary education, family studies, museum studies, child development, nutrition, the sciences, arts or theatre.

Internship experiences can be tailored to individual needs, interests and schedule of availability.

Areas of focus for internships include:
  • The planning and facilitation of special events
  • Curriculum development
  • Relationship building and program development for the homeschool audience
  • Natural sciences program development & delivery
  • Exhibit planning and enhancements
  • Scout overnights and related programs
  • Health and wellness programs and initiatives
  • Early childhood programming & literacy
  • Community education and outreach
  • Gallery 6
  • Family learning workshops and initiatives
  • Evaluation of exhibits and programs

Facilities Management Internship:

  • Participate in facilities project resulting in efficient access to important building resources
  • Working closely with the Director of Visitor Services, organize digital resources in a logical and organized manner
  • Scan and transfer facilities manuals to a digital format and develop an online building manual
  • Document project challenges, if any that were encountered in implementing the project
Benefits of Internship
  • Gain practical experience working on a Facilities Management Project
  • Interact with a variety of professionals involved in facilities management and other aspects of the Children's Museum of New Hampshire administration and operation
  • Help plan, coordinate and execute a project that will favorably impact the efficiencies of facilities management
  • Flexible schedule
Time Commitment
  • Flexible Hours: Part-time, approximately 12 hours / week
  • Duration of Internship: mid-May - August
Essential Skills
  • Interest in Facility/Building Operations Management
  • Strong organizational skill with attention to detail
  • Project management skills
  • Computer savvy
Success Criteria
  • Proactively manage project flow and follow-up on outstanding tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter initiative

Interested employment seekers should email resume to Visitor Services Director, Douglas Tilton, dtilton@childrens-museum.org

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