Delaware Agricultural Museum and 1890's Village
Delaware Agricultural Museum and 1890's Village

Internship Opportunities

The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village has a number of interesting and challenging internship opportunities for college students across a variety of majors.  The internships are designed to provide students with valuable workplace experience linked to specific areas of study.  

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1. Exhibits Curation

 

The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village is currently offering internship opportunities for area college students interested in the curation of exhibits to include research, design and the development of activities and interactives focused on various aspects of agriculture and rural life.

 

Program Focus:

 

Research and design various aspects of exhibits (e.g., narrative panels and displays) to include the development of activities and interactives focused on various aspects of agriculture and rural life.  The exhibits will be in the Museum's main museum and within the historic structures comprising the 1890’s Village. 

 

Internship Period:  A two month (120 hour) minimum commitment is required. 

 

Number of Internships:  There are a total of four (4) internships available both in the fall 2019 and winter 2020 semesters.

 

Compensation:  The museum is unable to provide monetary compensation.  Please speak to your student advisor regarding course credit.

 

Suggested Majors:   Agriculture / Art/ Graphic Design / Information Technology/ History / Museum Studies

 

Contact:  Interested students should contact, Carolyn Claypoole, Executive Director, Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village at (damv@verizon.net) to schedule a site visit and interview.    

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2. Educational Programs 

The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village is currently offering internship opportunities for area college students interested in developing content for, and providing educational programs to, elementary, middle and high school students focused on various aspects of agriculture and rural life.

 

Internship Details

 

Program Focus:

 

  • Develop content for educational programs focused on various aspects of agriculture and rural life for elementary, middle and high school students incorporating historic, scientific, technological, engineering and/or math concepts.

 

  • Provide a short series of 20-minute educational programs onsite at the museum to public school, charter school and home school students. 

 

Internship Period:  A two month (120 hour) minimum commitment is required. 

 

Number of Internships:  There are a total of four (4) internships available both in the fall 2019 and winter 2020 semesters.

 

Compensation:  The museum is unable to provide monetary compensation.  Please speak to your student advisor regarding course credit.

 

Suggested Majors:   Agriculture / Education / Engineering / History / Mathematics / Museum Studies

 

Contact:  Interested students should contact, Carolyn Claypoole, Executive Director, Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village at (damv@verizon.net) to schedule a site visit and interview.    

 

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3.  Mural Design and Painting

 

The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village is offering an internship opportunity for a college student who is interested in designing and painting a mural focused on various aspects of agriculture and/or rural life.

 

Internship Details

 

Program Focus:  The Museum is seeking a student intern to design and paint a mural with an agricultural / rural theme for display in the main museum.  

 

 

Internship Period:  A two month (120 hour) minimum commitment is required. 

 

Number of Internships:  There is one (1) internship available for either the fall 2019 or winter 2020 semester.

 

Compensation:  The museum is unable to provide monetary compensation.  Please speak to your student advisor regarding course credit.

 

Suggested Majors:   Art / Graphic Design

 

Contact:  Interested students should contact, Carolyn Claypoole, Executive Director, Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village at (damv@verizon.net) to schedule a site visit and interview.  

Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village

866 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901

 

Phone:  (302) 734-1618

Email:  info.damv@verizon.net

Days and Hours of Operation:

Tuesday through Saturday

10am to 3pm

 

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