Employment Opportunities

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Internship Opportunities

Gardening & Horticulture Program 

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 

 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 are required. 

Internship Description

For more information please email ariley@timkenmuseum.org

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

Education 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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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.