Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Job and Volunteer Opportunities

Ohio History Connection Current Job Openings
  • Coordinator-Education-Sales
    • " works with the Marketing Manager to develop and execute the organization’s strategic sales plan for Ohio as America, a fourth grade electronic textbook, and other Ohio History Connection education products in support of the organization’s mission and priorities. "
    • "Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, business education, communications, or related field. Minimum two years of experience in K-12 education sales, classroom teaching or district administration. Significant sales experience a plus."
  • Designer I
    • "responsible for the technical drawings to produce and maintain museum exhibits. Primary responsibility of this individual will be to help with producing detail fabrication drawings as well as take an active role in exhibit fabrication and maintenance of media and physical exhibits for our Center and Statewide exhibit network. With the supervision of the Department head or project manager, this person will join a team of exhibit personnel to plan, design, fabricate and assist with installing museum exhibits and traveling exhibits. "
    • "Associates degree in technical drawing with related work experience or bachelor’s degree in design related field required. One to three years of work experience within the museum exhibit department, architectural, interior design and fabrication environment. "
  • Groundskeeper I - Seasonal
    • "Maintenance of the site, its grounds and the equipment used thereon. "
    • "High school diploma or equivalent in training or education. Previous experience in buildings and grounds maintenance work required. .... Valid Ohio driver’s license. "
  • Security Officer- Full Time/Temporary
    • "Patrols the Ohio History Connection, the Ohio Village and the warehouse complex and responds to alarms. Works at the Security Control Desk and monitor the fire and intrusion systems for several historic sites and museums. May serve as the shift supervisor, and will function under general supervision from the Security Supervisor or the Chief of Security & Safety. "
    • "High school graduate or equivalent plus completion of an appropriate Peace Officers Training Program or equivalent in work experience. Plus one to three years of security and formal training experience required. ...Current certificate of training in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR or equivalent. Valid Ohio driver’s license. "
  • GIS Assistant
    • "Work will include creating and editing archaeology site and survey area boundaries as a GIS layer based on sites recorded in the Ohio Archaeological Inventory. Employee will work under the supervision of the GIS Manager. This is a temporary position. Employee may work on a full time or part time basis (minimum 20 hours per week) for the equivalent of one full time year. "
    • "Undergraduate degree in Anthropology, History, Geographic Information Systems, or closely related field. Knowledge of cultural history in Ohio is preferred but not required.  "
  • Department Manager, Visitor Experience
    • "Responsible for the management of the Visitor Experience Department, which includes Front Line Experience, Museum Interpretation, School Programs, and Public Programs. The Visitor Experience Department is responsible for providing quality event, programmatic, educational, and everyday experiences at the Ohio History Center and Ohio Village. The department focuses on the visitor experience in both facilitated and non-facilitated methods throughout the organization. This position will also serve as the site director for the Ohio History Center and Ohio Village and act as a coordinating role for the decisions related to site operations. "
    • "Master’s degree in education, history, communications, or other humanities or equivalent work experience preferred. Experience managing people, projects, and operations. Experience ascertaining, working with and acting on the needs of museum visitors. ... Must have a valid driver’s license. "
  • Volunteer Opportunities
National Park Service Student Jobs

  • Geoscientists-in-the-Parks Internships
    • " match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, paid, internships with the National Park Service. Participants may assist with research, synthesis of scientific literature, geologic mapping, GIS analysis, site evaluations, resource inventorying and monitoring, impact mitigation, developing brochures and informative media presentations, and educating park staff and park visitors.GIP positions can last from 3 months to one-year."
    • Positions for Fall/Winter 2016-2017 were posted May 2, 2016.
      • Geoscience Intern/Interpretation [Summer] CURRENTLY UNFULFILLED, Chaco Culture National Historical Park
      • GIS/Database Specialist, Mesa Verde National Park
  • Mosaics in Science Diversity Internships
    • "All program participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States. Candidates must be 18-35 years old. Persons that have been historically underrepresented in STEM fields are strongly encouraged to apply. These groups include, but are not limited to African-American, American Indian / Alaska Native, Hispanic / Latino, Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander. Knowledge and skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, especially in the earth and environmental sciences, is a requirement for Mosaics in Science positions. The program invites students from diverse disciplines—including chemistry, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, biology, ecology, hydrology, meteorology, the social sciences, and the humanities—to apply. Applicants with backgrounds outside of STEM areas should review each position's qualifications and apply for positions for which they can meet all of the qualifications. All eligible candidates are given equal opportunity and selection decisions will be based solely on job-related factors."

My AmeriCorps Advanced Search

  • Local History Corps Position
    • " will provide ideas for, plan and lead three of the following four activities, depending on needs of the region and host site as well as the member’s skills and interest, during their service time: a) A regional volunteer fair b) Heritage tourism efforts, such as walking or bus tours or packaging with a convention and visitor bureau (CVB) regional organization c) K-12 education outreach (ex. assisting with History Day or creating teacher resource packages) d) Regional commemoration events"
    • "Applicants must have a college degree in museum studies, history, education or have a commensurate level of experience in any of these fields."
  • Local History Corps- Archaeology
    • "will be hosted at the Ohio Historic Preservation Office in Columbus. The member will work to build the capacity of the Ohio Archaeological Inventory (OAI) through creating and reviewing OAI site form inventories, site location mapping, and assisting with the preservation and care of archeological collections. The member will also conduct education and outreach services to educate the general public about the importance and relevance of Ohio's archaeology as part of the Making Archaeology Public Project. "
    • "Applicants must have a college degree in anthropology or archaeology."
  • Ohio History Service Corps- Community Surveyor
    • "required to complete surveys of 150 historic properties to identify and record historic themes and buildings, focusing on the mid-20th century, from 1940-1970, historic properties associated with African-American history, women’s history and other under-represented groups. These surveys will provide new information about housing, subdivisions, public and commercial buildings and the work of area builders, developers and architects from the recent past. The survey work associated with under-represented groups will provide new information about historic properties associated with important individuals, groups, neighborhoods, and historic themes. "
    • "A working knowledge of architectural styles and terminology, Ohio history, and experience in research and writing is required. Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Architectural History, or Historic Preservation is required. Educational and work or volunteer experience in historic preservation with knowledge of state and federal preservation programs is required. Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office products is required. Proficiency in Photoshop and/or WordPress preferred but not required"
  • Ohio History Service Corps- Heritage Ohio Workshop Coordinator
    • "will work to build the capacity of Ohio's preservation and revitalization community. The member will facilitate educational opportunities via webinars, conferences, and workshops for Heritage Ohio. The goal of this position is to facilitate the training Heritage Ohio provides in local communities across Ohio and to a growing US audience, empowering local volunteers to reserve and revitalize their communities using the knowledge gained from presentations by leading professionals. The position will also employ communications to targeted audiences through traditional & social media. The goal is to expand the number of organizations & individuals in Ohio that are aware of the importance of revitalization & preservation & understand the tools available to work in those fields."
    • "Applicants must have a college degree in a related field to urban planning or marketing. "
  • Curatorial Residency Program
    • " seeks applications for six-to-nine-month paid curatorial residencies for entry-level Native American museum professionals interested in pursuing museum careers or those early in established careers who feel they would benefit from a residency at the NMAI. The curatorial resident will join the staff of the Museum Scholarship Group or Collections Management Services and will be assigned projects under the supervision of NMAI staff. Residents will enjoy all the privileges and responsibilities of NMAI professional staff, and work assignments will be created to assist with the development of professional skills necessary to a successful curatorial or collections management career. The residency program includes opportunities for extensions of up to 12 months."
  • Internships (Maryland, Washington D.C., New York)
    • "provides educational opportunities for students interested in the museum profession and related fields. Interns complete projects using the resources of the NMAI and other Smithsonian offices. Internships are an opportunity for students to learn about the museum’s collections, exhibitions, programs, and methodologies, and to meet professionals in the museum field."
  • Student Trainee (Engineering) - NASA Pathways Intern Employment Program
    • John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field
    • "may be responsible for the mechanical design of hardware or development of predictive software. Engineering of the fluid and cryogenic systems use the applicable industrial and aerospace codes, standards and safety guidelines. The Branch also provides the cryogenics core competency at the GRC with the associated research and development of advanced technologies. Researchers develop component and system technologies for long duration storage and low-gravity management of cryogenic propellants including the use of complex thermal/fluid analysis using commercially available and government developed software and tools. .....Of particular interest are students that have an educational background in and interest in the thermal/fluids/cryogenics discipline area and research/analytical/experimental focus."
    • "You must be a U.S. citizen. Pursuing a degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours completed. Available to work at least 640 hours prior to completion of degree. Majoring in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Chemical Engineering. At minimum, 1 year left in school prior to graduation by August 2016."
  • Student Trainee (Natural Resources Ranger) (Pathways Internship)
    • "will provide assistance to the Natural Resources Manager and/or senior Rangers by performing a variety of duties duties aimed to:
    • Support the operation and maintenance of the lake grounds and facilities;
      Promote the recreational activities available to the public; and
      Protect and preserve the natural resources and/or wildlife within the lake boundary."
    • "Opportunities under this announcement are open to current students in an accredited college/university (or other qualifying education institution) pursuing a degree, on at least a half-time basis, in one (1) of the following fields of study: Any biological science field; Agriculture; Forestry; Horticulture; Natural Resources Management; Chemistry; or Other discipline(s) equivalent to the aforementioned."
  • General Smithsonian Internship Pool
    • "if you have a broad interest in the Smithsonian, and want to increase your chances of landing an internship, we encourage you to also apply to the General Smithsonian Internship Pool. Smithsonian units who have unfilled mentor-guided learning opportunities may recruit from applicants that select the general pool option"
  • Anne R. and G. Wayne Clough Internship
    • "appointed based on a demonstrated interest in the pursuit of a discipline being practiced at the Smithsonian and available funds."
  • James E. Webb Internship for Minority Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Business and Public Administration
    • " intended to increase participation of minority groups who are underrepresented in the management of not-for-profit scientific and cultural organizations. Interns are placed with mentors in offices, museums, and research institutes throughout the Smithsonian Institution."
  • Katzenberger Art History Internship Program (2016 Deadline has Passed)
    • "internships for undergraduates in research and collections projects at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. The program is generously funded by the Katzenberger Foundation and administered by the Office of Fellowships and Internships. 6 internships are offered each summer and are all located in Washington, DC, at the Smithsonian’s art museums and archives."
  • Minority Internship Program
    • "offers these internships to increase participation of U.S. minority groups who are underrepresented in Smithsonian scholarly programs, in the disciplines of research conducted at the Institution, and in the museum field. This program is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn more about the Smithsonian and their academic fields through direct experience in research or museum-related internship projects under the supervision of research and professional staff members at the Institution’s many museums, research institutes and offices."
  • Native American Internship Awards
    • "students, who are formally or informally related to a Native American community, to pursue internship projects related to Native American topics and using Native American resources at the Smithsonian. Appointments are spent in residence at the Institution’s facilities under the supervision of Smithsonian research and professional staff members."
  • Museum Conservation Institute (2016 Summer Deadline has Passed)
    • " a mentor-guided learning experience that is offered for advanced students enrolled in graduate conservation training programs that require a year of conservation experience."
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Museum of American History
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries.....

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