Employment & Internships

Employment

EXHIBITS OFFICER/PREPARATOR 

The Exhibits Officer/Preparator works under the supervision of the Curator of Exhibits in preparing and installing the Museum’s changing/temporary and permanent exhibitions. This may include, but is not limited to, arranging, painting, light construction, and installation. The Exhibits Officer/Preparator should have knowledge and experience in design fabrication, working with tools and technology and be willing to tackle “hands-on” functions to make those designs a reality.

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To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Exhibit Curator Terri Jordan at terri@customshousemuseum.org.

MARKETING ASSOCIATE – VIDEOGRAPHER/PHOTOGRAPHER/DESIGNER 
Part-time – 20-25 hours per week 

Under the direct supervision of the Marketing Design Manager, the position is for an energetic team player who will assist the Marketing team with creating videos, photographing events and exhibits, editing images, and assisting with marketing design. This position is an on-site position dealing with both digital and physical components.

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To apply, please send portfolio, cover letter and resume to marketing@customshousemuseum.org. Only complete applications will be considered.

Paid Internships

The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center accepts internship applications on a rotating basis throughout the year. Opportunities are currently available within our Marketing/Media department. All interns will receive a stipend. We encourage undergraduate and graduate students to apply for an internship at the Museum to earn academic credit.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio samples to marketing@customshousemuseum.org.


VIDEOGRAPHY INTERN   

Position Overview 

The Videography Intern is an energetic team player that will assist the Marketing team with creating videos that feature special events, exhibits, monthly education programs, retail in Seasons: The Museum Store and more. This position is an on-site internship position dealing with both digital and physical components. 

 Qualifications

  • Familiarity with a Canon EOS Rebel T7i camera
  • Knowledge of lighting techniques, Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud preferred
  • Must be able to film, edit, organize and maintain video for digital archive
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy with proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, creatively troubleshoot, work independently and effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Professional demeanor and excellent people skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enrolled in an internship course for college credit

Physical Demands  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

  • Working at a desk and utilizing a computer for prolonged periods of time  
  • Good eye/hand coordination  

Location – Clarksville, Tennessee, United States  

Approximate Hours Per Week – 10-20  

Education and Experience  

Presently enrolled in college or university with one of the following majors: Film/Video, Photography, Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related discipline.  

All intern positions at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Museum, d.b.a. the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center will be filled by the selection of only fully qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability who meet the criteria of the job description. All potential interns will undergo a background check. 


PHOTOGRAPHY INTERN   

Position Overview  

The Photography Intern will assist the Marketing team with photographing and editing images for retail in Seasons: The Museum Store, special events, exhibits, monthly education programs and daily photographs of visitors. This position is an on-site internship position dealing with both digital and physical components. 

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with a Canon EOS Rebel T7i camera
  • Knowledge of lighting techniques, Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud preferred
  • Must be able to retouch, organize and maintain images for digital archive
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy with proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, creatively troubleshoot, work independently and effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Professional demeanor and excellent people skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enrolled in an internship course for college credit

Physical Demands  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

  • Working at a desk and utilizing a computer for prolonged periods of time  
  • Good eye/hand coordination  

Location – Clarksville, Tennessee, United States  

Approximate Hours Per Week – 10-20  

Education and Experience  

Presently enrolled in college or university with one of the following majors: Photography, Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related discipline.  

All intern positions at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Museum, d.b.a. the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center will be filled by the selection of only fully qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability who meet the criteria of the job description. All potential interns will undergo a background check. 


MARKETING DESIGN INTERN  

Position Overview  

The Marketing Design Intern will assist in the creation of marketing components for the education department’s monthly programs, exhibits and monthly sales for Seasons: The Museum Store. This position is an on-site internship position. 

Qualifications  

  • Experience in graphic design and related software with a preferred familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy with proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, creatively troubleshoot, work independently and effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Professional demeanor and excellent people skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enrolled in an internship course for college credit

Physical Demands  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  

  • Working at a desk and utilizing a computer for prolonged periods of time  
  • Good eye/hand coordination  

Location – Clarksville, Tennessee, United States  

Approximate Hours Per Week – 10-20  

Education and Experience  

Presently enrolled in college or university with one of the following majors: Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English or related discipline.  

All intern positions at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Museum, d.b.a. the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center will be filled by the selection of only fully qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability who meet the criteria of the job description. All potential interns will undergo a background check.