Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

ColleenDo you love MOHAI? Volunteer and become part of the MOHAI family as we share stories, preserve history and serve as an important resource to the community. MOHAI's volunteers and interns are crucial to our work. Their skills, generosity and passion for history and our community make MOHAI a richer and more responsive institution.

In return for their service, volunteers receive member benefits including free admission to the museum, discounts at the MOHAI store and café, and invitations to special events. Each year MOHAI also honors a volunteer with the Tom Landry Volunteer of the Year Award. 

Open Internship Opportunities:

Pub Trivia Internship:
Are you interested in learning how to run a public program at MOHAI and would enjoy working with community partners and a dedicated team of volunteers?  If so, apply for our Pub Trivia Internship!  We're looking for an intern with excellent people and research skills for this position.  Click here for more details. Application Deadline: 8/31/15

School and Family Programs Internship:
MOHAI is accepting applications for School and Family Programs Interns for Fall Quarter 2015. Interns assist twice a week with family programs and school field trip programs that explore a variety of historic themes through grade-level specific activities and hands-on investigation. This is an excellent opportunity for friendly, outgoing people who have prior experience and an enthusiasm for working with youth of all ages and an interest in the field. Click here for more details on this internship. Application Deadline: open until filled

Costume and Textile Collection Inventory Intern:
MOHAI is looking for an excellent and detail oriented Fall Quarter Intern to assist our Costume and Textiles Specialist with a variety of projects relating to inventorying and rehousing the historic hat collection. This is a great opportunity for someone with some prior experience or knowledge of collections care and an interest in learning more! Click here for a full description of this opportunity.  Application Deadline: 9/7/15
Collections Internship:
MOHAI is looking for an excellent and detail oriented intern to assist the Collections Manager with a variety of projects relating to artifact care and storage – primarily building boxes and supports for artifacts. This is a great opportunity for someone with some prior experience or knowledge of collections care and an interest in learning more! Click here for a full description of this opportunityApplication Deadline: 9/14/15.

To apply for an internship, and If you have additional questions on volunteering or interning, please contact Manager of Volunteer Resources Kimberly Jacobsen at [email protected] or at 206-324-1126 Ext. 118.

Open Volunteer Opportunities include:

Pub Trivia VolunteersDo you love trivia and secretly wish you could write trivia questions? This is the opportunity for you! MOHAI volunteers work with existing trivia nights in local bars to research and write questions about local history and present a MOHAI trivia round. Go here for a more detailed description and schedule.  If interested, email [email protected] by September 21st to interview to join this season's team. 

Visitor Services Volunteers
Join MOHAI's Visitor Services Volunteer Team and help us welcome and assist museum visitors during weekends, holidays, First Thursdays, and busy event days.  This is a great opportunity for friendly, outgoing volunteers who enjoy providing excellent customer service in a museum environment.

Ongoing Special Events Volunteers
Join our smart, savvy, friendly, and outgoing event volunteer team and help support a wide variety of MOHAI’s ongoing events and programs.

Youth and Family Program Assistants
Join our education volunteer team and supervise a variety of programs geared towards youth and families on First Thursdays and quarterly Family Days as well as other special event days.  Click here for more information on Youth and Family Programs.

To apply for these and other volunteer opportunities, please click here to submit a volunteer application.