Activation Assistant, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

The Berkshire Museum, located in downtown Pittsfield MA in the center of the beautiful and culture-rich Berkshires, interprets a unique collection of historic artifacts, scientific specimens, and fine and decorative arts that you won’t find anywhere else. Our mission is to bring people together for experiences that spark curiosity and innovative thinking by making inspiring connections between art, science, and natural history, both inside the walls of our historic 1903 building and throughout our community. Learn more at www.berkshiremuseum.org.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

The Experience Department oversees all public interactions in the Museum and out in the community. The Activation Assistant will work alongside museum professionals learning what it takes to deliver engaging, creative, and inspiring programming for audiences of all levels.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting at summer programs and camps for children birth through school age
  • Interacting with children and visitors
  • Preparing materials and organizing classroom space
  • Assisting with special events
  • And other tasks as assigned

PERIOD OF INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT: June-August 2019

PAY TYPE: Unpaid

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Internship

JOB STATUS: Part-time

LOCATION: Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street, Pittsfield MA

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Rolling

REQUIRED DEGREE: All Majors

CONTACT: Kendra Knisley

HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to kknisley@berkshiremuseum.org.