Museum of Science Internships

Archives Internship

Museum of Science, Boston



The Museum of Science Archives Department is responsible for collecting, organizing and preserving the permanent collection of records which documents the Museum's history, activities, staff and the Boston Society of Natural History and to promote and make the collection accessible to staff and researchers.


The Archives Intern will assist with a broad range of archives management responsibilities including inventorying and processing materials, entering information into the database and monitoring storage areas.


  • Conduct inventories of materials and update locations
  • Rehouse fragile materials in appropriate enclosures
  • Photograph records and materials 
  • Work on discrete archives projects according to need and time


  • Graduate student 
  • Course work in archives or museum studies 
  • Database experience 
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy Ability to work independently


  • Experience with digital photography


Fall 2017 (September-December)


7-14 hours/week, flexible within Monday-Friday 9-5 timeframe


$11.00 & $11.25 hourly


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

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.

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

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