Natural Science Museum Internship

MMA Natural Science Museum interns pose with display animals

Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 11:30pm



Nantucket, MA
United States

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The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) is offering two internship positions at its Natural Science Museum during the 2023 summer. The Natural Science Museum is divided into an Aquatics Room housing numerous freshwater and brackish water animals, a Herpetology Room housing snakes, frogs, and turtles, a Collections Room that displays various animal specimens from across Nantucket, and lastly a STEM Activity Room where guests can learn about science through hands-on activities. 

This Museum internship is incredibly unique. This paid opportunity immerses interns in all facets of Natural Science Museum operations, which includes, exhibit design, animal collection, signage design, husbandry of 20+ species, educational programming, volunteer management, collections preservation, retail in the gift shop, and more! 

The ideal candidates have interest in biology, ecology, and/or environmental education. Many former interns are working in the fields of outdoor education, aquarium husbandry, environmental education, veterinary medicine, K-12 science education, STEM graduate school, environmental technicians, and environmental stewards.

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Monday, May 22, 2023

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This internship is paid hourly.

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Isabella Gaw

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