Museum of Science Internships
  • 18-Feb-2021 to 14-Mar-2021 (EST)
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Hourly

Board Handbook Publishing Internship

Museum of Science, Boston


This position will work in the Office of the President to assist with the handbook publication for the Trustees and Museum Advisors of the Museum of Science. The Trustees of the Museum of Science act as ambassadors, advocates, and solicitors for the Museum to connect to individuals and organizations representing a broad cross-section of professions, community, and cultural backgrounds. The Museum of Science Museum Advisors are community leaders and friends with a special interest in science, technology, and education.


The Handbook Coordinator Intern will work closely with the Office of the President staff to update and publish the Trustees and Museum Advisors Handbook. The Handbook contains a Board directory, Museum leadership listings, Museum bylaws, Board Committee descriptions and other information useful to the Museum's Trustees and Museum Advisors. The Intern will gather data from across the Museum to provide up-to-date and accurate information for publication. The Intern will gain editing and writing experience and learn about the governance of the Museum of Science.


  • Gather data to add to the handbook from many different divisions of the Museum
  • Search data online to update the General Information section
  • Update records and contact information included in the handbook
  • Search for photos to publish in the handbook in the Museum's photos collections
  • Format data for the directory section of the handbook
  • Edit, correct and revise files coming from the designer


  • Applicants must be college student, graduate student, recent higher-education grad., including career changers;
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills;
  • Organization skills;
  • Attention to detail.

LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP: Summer 2021 (late May/early June mid/late August)


WORK SCHEDULE: 20 hours/week, Monday-Friday, half-day shifts 40hour shifts

  • NOTE: All internships are part-time temporary positions.

PAY RATE: The pay rate for internships is $13.50 per hour for an undergrad or $13.75 for a graduate.

BENEFITS: Intern benefits include free parking in the Museum garage, close proximity to the Green Line, free admission, discounts in the Museum store and caf, and much more!


All internship applications require a resume and cover letter.

All applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Internships will be filled on a rolling basis and will be removed from our website's listings once we are no longer accepting applications.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of the initial application.

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

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