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Employment Positions 


Exhibition and Programming Associate

The Exhibition and Programming Associate position offers critical support to advance the museum’s mission and growth.

  • Supports all practical aspects of exhibition planning and installation
  • Creates detailed exhibition schedules
  • Creates and maintains object lists working with the museum’s database
  • Creates 3-D exhibition design models and adjust them as plans evolve
  • Supervises the production and fabrication by contractors, vendors, art handlers, and other contributors to the construction and installation process
  • Organizes external loans
  • Creates detailed installation guides
  • Creates exhibition-related education guides
  • Supports exhibition-related docent training
  • Supports the development of programming activities
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with potential speakers and performers
  • Supports all practical aspects of programming 

Full-time staff position, Monday – Friday, 10 am – 6 pm, occasional evenings and weekends
Salary: $40,000, with medical/dental benefits
Position is available November 2018
Deadline to apply: October 15, 2018

Questions: email Chief Curator and Director of Programming Joes Segal at jsegal@wendemuseum.org
To apply: submit resume and brief cover letter to Joes Segal at jsegal@wendemuseum.org

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Volunteer Positions

The Wende Museum offers a variety of volunteer opportunities based on institutional needs and volunteer interests and expertise. For more information on the volunteer program, see our flyer. If you are interested in being a volunteer, please add your name to our Volunteer Interest List.

Internship Positions

The Wende Museum is pleased to offer Collections Internships for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, as well as recent graduates. Positions are part-time, unpaid, and available for course credit. For more information, please see our flyer. We are currently accepting applications for internships beginning in June 2018.

Interns are accepted year-round with internships typically beginning in January, June, and September. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to internships@wendemuseum.org.

Internship Program

The Wende offers internship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in museums. Based upon their academic training, interests and language skills, as well as the availability of projects, interns work in one of the Wende’s departments. While some projects require reading knowledge of German, Russian, or another East Bloc language, these skills are not necesssary for a successful internship. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

We have hosted interns from Bard College, Boston College, California Institute of the Arts, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CSU Long Beach, CSU Los Angeles, Claremont Graduate University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Europa-Universität Viadrina, Freie Universität Berlin, Goteborgs Universitet, Grinnell College, Hampshire College, Loyola Marymount University, Macalester College, Manhattanville College, Occidental College, Otis College of Art and Design, University of California Davis, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC Santa Cruz, University of Michigan, University of New Hampshire, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, Utrecht University, VU University Amsterdam, and Wesleyan University, among others.

You can visitt our interns’ blog at www.wendemuseum.wordpress.com.