Help create permanent and changing exhibits, at the museum, on the road, and on the Web.
Primary Job Functions
• Work as a member of the Curatorial Department in the exhibit process, from concept to development to implementation.
• Work as a member of the curatorial team on exhibits, while also rotating as Lead Curator on specific exhibits as assigned.
• Help maintain, update and revise exhibit and exhibit components, both physical and virtual.
• Write and create baseball-related content for various HOF outlets, including the HOF website, social media channels, mobile applications, and various HOF print publications.
Part Time, Seasonal
Assist in the daily operations of the museum shop and comply with duties assigned by museum shop management. Demonstrate excellent communication skills and professional attitude. Previous experience in retail sales preferred. Baseball knowledge a plus.
Primary Job Functions
• Ensures customer needs are met and service is quick and efficient.
• Greet customers when entering and thanking customers when exiting.
• Aiding the museum shop reach its per capita sales requirements with proper sales techniques.
• Maintains store appearance and product presentation to organization standards.
• Proper and professional handling of phone inquiries.
• Adhere to and enforce museum shop guidelines.
• Be available to work 24-40 hours per week. Be flexible to work weekends, holidays and evenings as assigned.
• Be available to attend any trainings or meetings as requested by the museum shop manager.
• Additional duties as assigned.
The Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development provides meaningful, hands-on training in numerous professional careers including research, photo archives, technical services, curatorial, education, archives and collections management, development, multi-media, publications, and communications. In addition, interns learn and work in the company of baseball's best-known personalities during the annual Hall of Fame Weekend and Induction Ceremony, held in Cooperstown each summer.
To be considered, students must have completed at least their sophomore year and be enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program at a college or university during the internship, or have just graduated in May of 2015. All Steele interns receive a bi-weekly stipend during the ten weeks of the program and access to affordable student housing. If fulfilling an academic requirement, college credit may also be awarded. Applications for the 2016 Steele Internship Program are due January 31, 2016.