To commemorate America's rich naval and maritime heritage through the preservation and
exhibition of historic naval vessels with an emphasis on the era of World War II through the present.
Employment at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
Are you afraid to get your hands dirty? Is your dream job pushing paper in a nice, warm, dry, windowless cubicle? Then AIMM is not for you!
Typical opportunities for both Interns and Graduate Assistants will include:
- Research and assist with cataloging holdings
- Assist Museum Staff and volunteers with conservation and/or restoration of the historic vessels USS RAZORBACK and USS HOGA
- Youth and family programs
- Tours of the Museum
- Outreach programs
- Adult programs
Assist with the development of and participate in:
- Assist with the Museum's fund-raising efforts
- Research prospective donors using the Internet and other sources
- Help prepare grant proposals
- Perform administrative tasks as necessary
- Work with Museum Staff to research, plan, design, and construct permanent and short-term exhibits
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
- Write Web Log articles
- Write Web pages
- Write articles for submission to national publications, such as NAVAL HISTORY, SEA CLASSICS, etc.
- Attend professional conferences
As a brand-new, small museum, AIMM offers excellent opportunities for an Intern or Graduate Assistant to directly influence not just the short-term success of the the museum, but also its long-term direction. The strong possibility exists that Interns/Graduate Assistants would have the opportunity to join the Museum's staff as we grow (and as funding permits).
Applicants must have both good computer skills and good interpersonal skills. Some weekend work is required and rare special events occur in the evening. Applicants should be able to work without supervision and most importantly, should not be afraid of getting their hands dirty on occasion.
AIMM is an equal opportunity employer.