Curatorial Intern 

Reports To:                Director of Curatorial & Educational Affairs

Division:                     Curatorial & Educational Affairs

Salary Range:            Hourly $11.00/Hour

Exempt (Y/N):           N


Job Description:

Curatorial Interns learn about how the museum is managed through work with several departments within the museum. This internship is for local high school students and the schedule is based around the individual student’s availability. Students will be working with museum staff to research, preserve, and educate the public about an aspect of the ship’s history.

Approximately 20 hours/month is expected, but is based around student availability.

The Battleship does have many steep ladders and being able to traverse the ship does help; however, this internship does not require being able to climb the stairs. If you have any accessibility concerns, please contact us to discuss it.


  • Interns will learn about the ship’s history and equipment
  • Interns will do research on a particular aspect of the ship looking at original documents and oral histories
  • Interns will create a museum sign or video, or will be tasked with helping to preserve a part of the ship related to their research
  • Interns will present about their research project to the public on board the ship


  • Must be enrolled in a High School. Homeschool students are encouraged to apply. City of Camden residents are preferred.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Interest in history and education.
  • Ability to retain historical facts and relate that information to visitors in an interesting and informative way.


To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume via email to:

Libby Jones – Education Manager with Subject: Curatorial Intern




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