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Organization: Lancaster Science Factory

Career Field:  Museum Services 

Internship Description

The selected student will work with our Manager of Guest and Volunteer Services with day-to-day operations and museum development.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the membership department to manage and expand our membership program which will give students experience in database management, member recruitment and retention
  • Research prospective retail and exhibit possibilities to gain experience in budgeting and project management
  •  Assist staff in planning and executing special events, student will have the opportunity to work with local business and nonprofit professionals
  • Aid museum public relations through social media and online content management
  • Assist with volunteer recruitment, training & management, great for a student interested in store management or human relations

 Education & Qualifications

  • Junior/Senior level student in Business Administration OR Communications OR other related field of interest
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to collaborate on projects & work independently
  • Microsoft Office Proficient
  • Energetic personality & great customer service skills

Hours Required

  • Minimum of 5 hours per week, maximum of 15 hours per week
  • Ability to work Monday-Friday between the hours of 10am-5pm
  • Flexibility with some evening and weekend scheduling

Credit Requirement                                                       Terms Offered                             

Academic credit is not required                            Fall / Spring / Summer


Applications are encouraged year-round.

To apply for an internship, send cover letter and resume to:

Internship Program, Lancaster Science Factory, 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17602.

Questions, call 717-509-6363 or email [email protected].



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