11 Willard St.
North Grafton, MA 01536
Date Posted: April 13, 2021
Region: Central Massachusetts
Willard House and Clock Museum is currently seeking a self-motivated intern with an interest in American history, art and museum studies.
The Museum can offer a professional, supportive environment and hands-on experience in all aspects of the Museum operations.
The intern will assist with daily museum activities and administrative duties including collection management and research.
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship; College credit is available, according to the guidelines of the institution.
Schedule: Schedule is flexible with about 10-12 hours per week; weekends preferred.
Ideal candidate would be willing to stay throughout the fall or longer.
Responsibilities will include object research assistance, file organization, maintaining and updating professional museum database (training will be provided), and other duties as assigned.
A qualified candidate should have (or work towards) a degree in History, Art History, Museum Studies or related field. Experience with PastPerfect Museum Software a plus, but training will be available.
The Willard House & Clock Museum is a small 501(c)(3) nonprofit museum located in Grafton, MA. The mission of the museum is “to collect, preserve and interpret the clocks and objects relating to the Willard clockmakers who made clocks in Grafton, Lexington, Roxbury and Boston, Massachusetts between 1766 and 1870, and to interpret life in central Massachusetts between 1750 and 1825.” The museum is located in the house where the famous Willard family clockmakers were born and raised, and strives to provide quality educational programming to local, national, and international visitors. For more information, visit http://www.willardhouse.org.
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