Employment Opportunities

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Applicants from all backgrounds and life experiences are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Timken has many volunteer opportunities available, both behind the scenes and in contact with the public. All volunteers receive on-site training and an invitation to an annual volunteer recognition reception. Volunteers who work more than 100 hours annually receive discounts at the museum store and free or reduced admission to Timken events. 

Applicants from all backgrounds and life experiences are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Internship Opportunities

Gardening & Horticulture Support Volunteer

The Timken is currently seeking Gardening & Horticulture Support volunteers who enjoy hands-on gardening activities.

Landscape design is an inherent part of the Timken Museum of Art.  Large elevated planters featuring bougainvillea adorn the West-facing front entrance and two intimate gardens featuring Australian tree ferns, agapanthus, and camellias can be enjoyed from the museum's interior.  Opportunities may include potting, watering, weeding, mulching, pruning, and general plant maintenance. This volunteer position is a physically active role and assignments require walking, standing, kneeling, bending, reaching, and light lifting.  Basic gardening experience is helpful but not required.  All gardening volunteers must purchase and wear closed-toe shoes. All other tools and gear will be provided. 

Hours: Gardening & Horticultural Support Volunteer opportunities are available Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 am through 4:00 pm.. 

For more information please call 619-239-5548 x 108 or email hmartin-bollard@timkenmuseum.org

 

Development Internship Feb. 2021 

 Exhibitions Research, Curatorial Research, Grant Research: 

The Timken Development department is offering one unpaid, part-time internship position designed to give students experience in museum development and grant writing. During this internship, you will assist in our development process. Minimum of 8 hours a week, flexible days. This position is unpaid. Good writing experience and organizational skills required. 

Internship Description

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For more information please email Taylor Morgan,  tmorgan@timkenmuseum.org 

Applicants from all backgrounds and life experiences are welcome and encouraged to apply.



Education Department Internship:

The Timken Education Department is offering one unpaid, part-time internship position designed to provide a 12-week practical experience in an art museum setting. Students who are college seniors, recent college graduates, or graduate-level students interested in pursuing a career in art museum education are encouraged to apply. The intern will work for an average of 10-15 hours per week. 

For more information please email education@timkenmuseum.org.

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Applicants from all backgrounds and life experiences are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Docent Program 

The Timken Museum of Art is recruiting docents to conduct thought-provoking and engaging tours, in English and other languages, for adult visitors and student groups, providing rich and memorable experiences with works of art in the Museum's collection.

The program includes 15 months of initial training, beginning in February 2019. The training program focuses on art history and museum education related to the permanent collection and incorporates on-site classes, workshops, tours, lectures, and more. Docents become part of a community of learners and continue their education beyond the initial training period.

Those interested in applying to the 2019 program must submit an application. For more information, email krosenberg@timkenmuseum.org.

Applicants from all backgrounds and life experiences are welcome and encouraged to apply.