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Marbles Kids Museum
Raleigh, North Carolina

Internship Description:

Marbles Kids Museum and IMAX Theatre opened our doors in 2007 with a mission to spark imagination, discovery, and learning through play. Today, Marbles ranks among the top family destinations in North Carolina, offering hands-on, minds-on learning experiences to nearly 700,000 annual campus visitors.

Position Overview: Marbles Exhibit Team designs, fabricates and maintains all museum exhibits. The Exhibit Maintenance & Fabrication internship offers valuable insight into how our exhibits come together and provides opportunities for hands on experience repairing and maintaining current offerings.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting in fabrication of exhibit components
  •  Installing/uninstalling temporary/seasonal exhibits and décor
  •  Cleaning, repairing and maintaining museum exhibit components
  • Assisting in maintaining and organizing exhibit shop

Requirements & Expectations:

  • Preferred working degrees are Industrial Design, design education or similar degree OR relevant practical experience; other degrees considered
  • Basic design and 3D modeling experience
  • Knowledge of/experience with power and hand tools and the ability to use them safely. Prior carpentry and machine shop experience a plus
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility and responsiveness to fast-paced museum environment with ability to take initiative and work effectively both individually and as part of a team

This is an unpaid internship. To apply, submit your resume & cover letter to Volunteer@MarblesKidsMuseum.org Chosen applicants 18+ must complete a background check prior to hire.