Position Title: Research AssociateDepartment: CollectionsReports to: Curator of Collections and Special ExhibitionsFLSA Classification: Non-Exempt (Full time - Regular)
The primary purpose of this position is to produce and record research in support of the Museum’s collections.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made.
Education and/or Experience
B.A degree in Art History, Museum Studies or Anthropology is required; plus one year of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Other Skills, Abilities, and/or Training
TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter along with a writing sample so that we can evaluate your fit for the position; submit 5 pages of academic writing that you feel best represents your writing style and capabilities. Send to: HumanResources@Bowers.org. No phone calls please.
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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
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.