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If you are a student looking for a summer job and want to develop skills in anthropology, archaeology, history, education, or First Nations studies, MOA may be the place for you.

Summer positions are posted here when available.

 

 2018 MOA Summer Student Grant Positions

Community Outreach Assistant

Two Positions funded through separate grants:

Position 1

Start Date: June 10 to August 31, 2018

35hrs/week, $14.00/hour.

Position 2

Start Date: July 9 to August 31, 2018

30hrs/week, $14.00/hour.

The Community Outreach Assistant will be responsible for representing the Museum at community events throughout the summer season; engaging visitors by sharing the museum’s stories through hands-on activities and demonstrations.  This position will also offer the opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in the development of a travelling exhibit, audience engagement, and public outreach.

The successful candidate will have a background in Anthropology/Archaeology, Public History, Museum Studies, Education, First Nations studies or similar and possess both a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.  Prior work or volunteer experience at a museum or historic site is an asset.

Education Assistant

Two Positions funded through separate grants:

Position 1

Start Date: May 28 to August 22, 2018:

35 hr/week, $14.00/hr).

Position 2

Start Date: May 28 to July 22, 2018

30hrs/week, $14.00/hour.

The Education Assistant will be responsible for delivering education programs and leading workshops for school, day camp and tour groups, as well as interpreting the Museum for visitors. The position also offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in educational program development and marketing initiatives. Supervisory and leadership training will also be provided.

The successful candidate will have a background in anthropology/archaeology, history, education, or First Nations studies and possess both a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.  Prior work or volunteer experience at a museum or historic site is an asset.

Senior Camp Counsellor

Two Positions funded through separate grants:

Position 1

Start Date: June 10 to August 31,

35hrs/week, $14.00/hour.

Position 2

Start Date: July 9 to August 31, 2018

30hrs/week, $14.00/hour.

The Senior Camp Counsellor will be responsible for delivery of daily activities for the Museum’s Summer Day Camp for children ages 5-9 and assist with the supervision of Junior Counsellors and volunteers.  The position also offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in educational program delivery and development. Supervisory and leadership training will also be provided.

The successful candidate will have a background in Anthropology/Archaeology, Public History, Education, Museum Studies, First Nations studies, or similar University program and possess both a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.

 

Visitor Experience Assistant

Start Date: July 9 to August 31,

30hrs/week, $14.00/hour.

The Visitor Experience Assistant will be responsible for engaging visitors by sharing the museum’s stories through hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tours. Their organization skills and attention to detail will help coordinate our reception and gift shop services and process admissions and purchases.  The successful candidate will also hone their analytic skills in audience research and feedback.

The successful candidate will have a background in Anthropology/Archaeology, Public History, Education, First Nations, or similar. We are looking for someone who enjoys customer service, who is adaptable, has a good attitude, and a strong work ethic. Prior work or volunteer experience at a museum or historic site is an asset.

 

Applying:

All the above positions are funded through summer student jobs grants. To be eligible students must be between the ages of 16-30, be Canadian Citizens, and they must have been in full-time study in the past term and be returning to full-time study in the fall.

Applications due by May 11, 2018

Please send, fax, or e-mail resume and cover letter to:

Katie Urban, Learning Coordinator

Museum of Ontario Archaeology

1600 Attawandaron Road

London, Ontario, N6G 3M6

fax: (519) 850-2363

E-mail: learn@archaeologymuseum.ca

London OAS Posting

The Ontario Archaeological Society is looking to fill a 6 week summer student position made possible through the Summer Experience Program. The student will be located at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology for the full six week duration.  Please click here and follow directions in this link to apply

 

If you are a current student at Western University, please see also Work Study Opportunities