The Museum of Ontario Archaeology is seeking an intern interested in developing their collections management, professional communications and visitor engagement skills as a Museum Collections Interpreter responsible for assisting with maintaining collections and developing interpretive materials to share with public audiences.
The intern will be familiar with archaeology and the material heritage of Ontario and excited about caring for museum collections, managing information and communicating knowledge with students, visitors, heritage specialists and descendant communities. With the support of other MOA staff, their creative ability to distill complex information into professional, accessible, and educational narratives will be used to share the stories of Ontario archaeology in exhibitions, class field trips, demonstrations, events and tours. Prior experience at a museum or in the commercial archaeology sector is considered a strong asset. This position will work fulltime on location at the museum but will require the flexibility to work remotely, if conditions require.
The MOA offers several employment opportunities over the summer – Check out the positions available!
The Western Work Study program is currently under restrictions due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. When Work Study positions are available, they will be posted here, as well as on Western University’s CareerCentral job listings.
Please see the Summer Workstudy details on the university’s Bursaries and Work Study page for more information.
Student internships are offered year round at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology. Available internships are currently under review and subject to the availability of supervisory staff. If you are a student in an undergraduate or graduate program and are eligible to complete an unpaid internship, please contact the Collections Manager, depending on your area of interest.