Wornall Majors House Museums

Job & Internship Opportunities

Internships

Are you passionate about local history or interested in learning more about local history? Would you like to experience exciting, hands-on opportunities to bring history to life for community members?

The Wornall/Majors House Museums looks for interns throughout the year to help us give tours, do research projects, assist with special events, and more! Our interns will experience many facets of museum management, historical research, and non-profit administration. We value our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. Most internships are ideal for undergraduate or graduate students with a focus in public history, non-profit management, education, or museum studies, but we welcome all applicants.

We are currently seeking to fill the following internship positions:

Education Intern & Summer Camp Manager

The Wornall/Majors House Museums is seeking one individual to assist with developing curriculum and educational programming for children for our summer camp series. This position is a hybrid position of an unpaid internship and paid camp management position. Building on the groundwork laid by previous camp sessions, the Education Intern will work to create thematic lesson plans centering on various topic relevant to mid-nineteenth century history education, including, but not limited to: frontier life, the Civil War, Native American culture, horticulture, and arts and crafts. The intern will put their lesson plans into action as Summer Camp Manager for two weeks of camp programming.
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Collections & Research Intern

The Collections & Grants Intern will work with the Site Manager of the Alexander Majors House and Barn to assess and catalog non-accessioned items stored in the Majors Barn and determine their interpretive value and identify potential educational usages. The Wornall/Majors House Museums are seeking to revive and refresh a former working woodshop, with long-range plans to create an interactive interpretive space for children and adults.
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Community Outreach Intern

The Wornall/Majors House Museums is seeking a Community Outreach Intern to strengthen the Museums’ ties with the community. The intern will make connections with community groups, philanthropic groups, and educational institutions to make them aware of the programs offered by the Wornall/Majors House Museums. This individual will also assist with logistics and marketing of educational programming that takes place during their intern period.
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The John Wornall House

6115 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO. 64113

816.444.1858

The Alexander Majors House & Barn

8201 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO. 64114

816.444.1858

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