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History of Diving Museum
Islamorada, FL, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
History of Diving Museum
Islamorada, Florida, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


The History of Diving Museum, located in Islamorada, Florida Keys, is looking for an enthusiastic student, recent graduate, or Emerging Museum Professional to engage in a subsidized internship at our vibrant cultural institution. The Museum includes a research library and more than 3,000 sq. ft. of interactive exhibits spanning over 4,000 years of diving history. Our collection ranges from ancient diving machines and armored diving suits for deep-sea exploration to one of the world’s largest collection of diving helmets.

The energetic team-member we seek will be able to work in educational outreach, collections, and exhibit development as well as assisting with special events and visitor services. This entry-level position is designed to provide valuable on-the-job training and hands-on opportunities in a variety of areas and disciplines at our growing Museum. Since we are a small organization, the intern will be intimately involved with the Museum’s leadership, including the Executive Director and the Museum’s co-founder, providing unparalleled career experience for the aspiring Museum Professional.

This is a full-time position. The candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, evenings and some holidays as well as make a 12-month commitment, with a potential opportunity to transition into a full time employee. Compensation is provided in the form of housing and an hourly stipend. Our location in the beautiful Florida Keys is in close proximity to many historic sites, cultural institutions, and a wide variety of recreational activities, providing the intern with the opportunity for a fun, exciting, educational and well-rounded life experience.


Essential Functions
• Assist with collections, community outreach and retail as assigned
• Greet and provide assistance to Museum visitors, handle admissions and sales
• Assist with open and close of Museum on scheduled workdays
• Assist with cleanliness of facility (Museum Exhibits, Store and Workstations etc.)
• Answer telephones, inquiries and respond to correspondence as needed
• Contribute to media outreach and e-blast/newsletter, as well as marketing and advertising

• Exhibit a pleasant, outgoing, and service-oriented personality
• Excellent verbal, social and interpersonal skills
• Proficient with computer skills and Microsoft Office programs
• Familiarity with computer graphics software a plus
• Familiarity with PastPerfect Museum software preferred
• Must be able to left 50 lbs.
• Willing to submit to background check and to commit to supporting a drug-free workplace

Internship Information

  • Job ID: 69954096
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Islamorada, Florida, United States
  • Company Name For Internship: History of Diving Museum
  • Position Title: Subsidized Internship for Museum Associate
  • Job Function: Paid Internship/Fellowship
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 6-12 Months
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $13.00 - $15.00 (Hourly Wage)

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