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Director of Marketing and Communications
The Seaport Museum is seeking a creative, passionate, and strategic Director of Marketing and Communications responsible for the South Street Seaport Museum’s institutional marketing plans and public communications about exhibitions, programs, and events in a fast-moving environment. Check out the job description by clicking on the button below and submit your resume and cover letter today.
Director of Facilities, Operations, and Capital Projects
Reporting to senior leadership, the Director of Facilities, Operations, and Capital Projects is responsible for the Seaport Museum’s buildings, pier, and public street activities within the South Street Seaport Historic District. The Seaport Museum’s campus includes buildings within the Schermerhorn Row Block on Fulton/John Street and the “Museum Block” on Water Street, the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse, as well as East River Pier 16 and its structures. Responsibilities include daily operations, maintenance, and security for Museum functions within these spaces, including public galleries and event rentals in the Thompson Warehouse; the Bowne & Co., Stationers storefront; Museum offices, galleries, and collections storage areas within the Schermerhorn Row Block, and several small structures located on Pier 16. Substantial upcoming capital work is planned in Schermerhorn Row.
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Fall 2022 Collection Management and Archive Internships (Remote and Hybrid)
Two positions are available. Click on the internship title below to view the full job description for each.
These internships allows you to become part of a small, dynamic team, participating in day-to-day workplace activities and projects with the guidance of full-time staff members of the Collections Department. In addition to gaining extensive work experience in collection management and registration, curatorial research, digitization, and archive management, interns will be offered opportunities for professional development activities and will be provided resources that focus on maritime heritage, New York City history, and the role of museums in society today. Our goal is to provide interns with the most current methods and tools that are relevant to the field, assign projects that are tailored to support their personal and professional growth, and provide space for critical dialogue.
Internships are offered to undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates.
Positions are part-time for a minimum of two full days/week, they are unpaid, but a stipend of $50/day is provided on a bi-weekly basis. Interns also receive free admission to most NYC museums and enjoy employee discounts at the Seaport Museum’s Bowne & Co. Stationers.
The Seaport Museum strongly encourages applications from students who are members of groups underrepresented in careers related to museums, fostering a collaborative and respectful work environment with a staff as diverse as New York City and our audience.
How to apply: Please email your cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to the attention of the Director of Collections. No phone calls please.
Fall 2022 Semester Internships
September 26–December 16, 2022
Application Deadline: Friday, August 5, 2022
Spring 2023 Semester Internships
January 23–May 5, 2023
Applications for spring internships will open in November 2022. Check back for updates.
Summer 2023 Internships
June 5–August 18, 2023
Applications for summer internships will open in April 2023. Check back for updates.
South Street Seaport Museum is an equal opportunity employer, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, military status or status as a Vietnam‐era or special disabled veteran, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, domestic violence victim status, sex, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.