Opportunities

Opportunities

  • Security Officer, Part-Time (20 hours per week)

    The Museum Security Officer plays a vital role in the daily operations of the Administration Department to monitor the integrity, safety, and security of all Museum properties. The Security Officer will respond to emergency situations administering first aid or CPR when necessary; interact with and direct outside emergency services while on Museum property; maintain crowd control to ensure the safety and security of artifacts, patrons and staff; ensure compliance with museum policies and procedures; observe, report, and respond to acts which may threaten the safety or security of the facility, its contents, staff, visitors, and their personal property. Under the umbrella Museum Services, Security also assists with Special Event set up and take down; assists Shipping and Receiving with deliveries; and assists the staff as needed. This position requires an individual who will follow directions without question or comment; who is observant; who is willing to confront staff and visitors when security or policy is violated; and, who can work independently under stressful conditions.

    Please email your resume and cover letter to Janet Thompson, Human Relations at jthompson@bowers.org. No phone calls.

  • Volunteer at the Bowers

    Volunteer Application Form

    Please submit your volunteer application with a cover letter of introduction that includes any qualifications and/or experience you may have relating to your area of interest. Email your application and cover letter to HumanResources@Bowers.org.

  • Bowers Internship Program

    The Bowers Internship Program is only accepting qualified applications for the Collections Department at this time

    Thank you for your interest in joining the Bowers Museum Internship Program! Our goal is to collaborate with talented students from our neighboring colleges and universities to provide an invaluable hands-on complement to their academic experience. The Bowers Museum offers an array of internship opportunities for students of all disciplines.

    Internships are open to undergraduates, graduate students and recent graduates. Internships are year round, and applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We request that all application material be submitted no later than one (1) month prior to desired start date. Interns are requested to commit a minimum of 15 hours a week for a duration of no less than 3 months. Unless noted, internships are unpaid.

    Due to the unique nature of each department, qualifications, responsibilities, and duration of program may vary. Interns are encouraged to conduct all responsibilities in a safe manner according to regulations (OSHA, etc.) For a complete description of museum policies and procedures, please contact Human Resources. Additional information can also be found on the internship application.

    In addition to the internship application, please submit a resume and cover letter detailing the specific departments you are interested in working with, as well as any qualifications and experience you may have relating to your area of interest.

    Internship Application Form

    Please submit your Internship application with a cover letter of introduction that includes any qualifications and/or experience you may have relating to your area of interest. Email your application and cover letter to HumanResources@Bowers.org.