Topic ID #25855 - posted 12/26/2012 11:32 AM

Internship at the Egyptian Museum in San Jose, CA

Jennifer Palmer


Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

 Internship Program

Position Description

Multidisciplinary position working with the Museum Supervisor, Intern/Volunteer Coordinator, as well as staff on events and programs.  Interns are responsible for working with museum guests; helping out with monitoring artifacts; giving talks and tours; as well as helping with events within the museum.


Essential Functions

-   Provide excellent customer service to guests.

-   Assist staff at events and workshops as well as with general museum operations.

-   Answer general questions about the museum, the collection and Rosicrucian Park.

-   Learn and present gallery talks, tomb tours, and facilitate activities as needed.

-   Monitor the museum by walking the galleries and tomb and reporting any issues to museum management and/or staff.

-   Inform guests of museum rules, as necessary.

-   Help out in any way necessary according to the needs of the museum.

-   Answer basic questions about and related to membership of the Rosicrucian Order.


Additional Opportunities May Include:

- Create special workshops and programs with guidance and permission of Museum Supervisor and Intern/Volunteer Coordinator.

- Work on special projects with management and staff.



-   An interest in Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, History, Egyptology, Museum Studies, Literature, Theatre arts and/or public speaking. 

-   Passion for education.

-   College student.

-   Anyone looking for a letter or recommendation for graduate school.

-   Background check clearance.


Any further questions can be directed to Megan Coleman, head of the Intern and Volunteer Program at

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