Position: Unpaid Exhibits Intern
Location: NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island
PO Box 967, 374 Airport Road
Manteo, NC 27954
Duration: 10 week positions (start/end dates are flexible)
Minimum of 20 hours per week
Some evening, weekend, and holiday work may be required
Qualifications: Applicants need to have a positive attitude, ability to work effectively in a team environment and possess a willingness to learn. Backgrounds in graphic design, exhibit design, multimedia design, carpentry, handiwork, sewing, interior design or architecture are all pluses, but not required. Ability to use a PC Windows based computer and graphic design software, along with a passion for marine life and conservation is also a plus.
Job Description: Interns may be responsible for a variety of Exhibits-based duties including: working with and maintaining exhibit tools, printing and sign production equipment, creating and installing signs, graphic or multimedia design for exhibits and marketing pieces, exhibit installation and maintenance (that may include painting and basic carpentry work). Prefer prior experience working in an aquarium, zoo or museum setting, ability to use office and design software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Word Processing), ability to use a SLR digital camera, ability to lift 50 lbs.
To Apply: Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at Shannon.Brooks@ncaquariums.com or call (252) 473-3494 ext. 254. Once you receive your application, you will need to send your application materials, along with a cover letter and résumé to the address above.