Job & Internship Opportunities

Jobs

Alexander Majors Barn Event Attendant

Event Attendants at the Alexander Majors Barn are responsible for opening and closing the event space, stocking restrooms with paper products, and generally overseeing the venue during events such as weddings, parties, and meetings. Events may also take place inside the Alexander Majors House Museum and the John Wornall House Museum. This is an independent contracting position; hours are not guaranteed and are subject to seasonal changes in rental volume. Event Attendants choose their shifts on a first-come, first-served basis and report directly to the Executive Director of the Wornall/Majors House Museums. Core hours are typically Fridays-Sundays, and typically involve evening shifts.

$10/hour
View full job description here.
To apply, send resume to Kerrie Nichols at rentals@wornallmajors.org.

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 qualified applicants.

Please note: due to COVID-19, we will gladly accept internship applications for the summer 2021, but nature of internship and in-person vs. work-from-home subject to change and will be discussed with potential interns.

We are currently seeking to fill the following internship positions:

Collections & Archives Internships (Unpaid)

Collections & Archives Interns work with the Curator to assist with various collections and archival tasks. Interns receive training and hands-on experiences with collections objects. In most cases, interns will be working directly with objects to assist with cataloguing, researching, and accessioning. We currently have multiple collections & archives intern projects. Read the full job description to learn about specific projects and apply for the opportunity that is right for you.
Full job description and application information (pdf)

Now hiring for Spring 2021 and beyond – applications accepted on rolling basis until position(s) are filled.

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Community Outreach Intern (Unpaid)

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.
Full job description and application information (pdf)

Now hiring for Spring 2021 and beyond – applications accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.

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 We may have opportunities for “create your own” internships for those with specific research visions or projects in mind. Contact Program Director Sarah Bader-King at programs@wornallmajors.org to discuss. Please attach a copy of your CV to all internship inquiries.

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