The Readington Museums, a small, township-owned museum located in Hunterdon County, New Jersey (the “Museums”), is continuing its paid internship program for 2016.
The internship is suitable for a student with the abilities of a dedicated historian to experience all aspects of museum operations from program development to collections administration to first person interpretation. During a period of up to 15 hours per week for up to 13 weeks, the intern would work with the Museums’ Administrator and Committee to: * Research, develop and improve school and community programs; * Conduct the Partners in History school programs; * Expand, maintain and preserve the Museums’ collections of artifacts relating to the history of Readington; * Assist as needed with the day to day operations of the Museum. During this period, the intern would receive a stipend paid by Readington Township. The qualified candidate requires: * Ability to research and apply colonial American and Dutch history and customs * Willingness to perform first person historical interpretation * Desire and ability to work with children * Knowledge of conserving and curating historical artifacts * Flexibility (some weekend and some evening work required). Interested students should email a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the internship proposal further, please contact me at the above email address or at 908-236-2327. Very truly yours, Margaret Smith Museum Administrator Readington Museums P.O. Box 216 Stanton, NJ 08885 Phone 908-236-2327