Careers

Job Opportunities The HBCU Museum (7610A Georgia Ave , Washington, DC) is looking for six undergrad or grad students for the summer for the following positions: 


Curatorial Assistant (1)

Duties may include the following: 

  • Expert in charge of collections* (May guide and teach visitors when needed) 
  • Help oversee the care, display and information about the objects in their areas. 
  • Assist Graphic Designers in assembling catalogs
  • Excellent writing, reading and researching skills

Docents (2)

Duties may include the following: 

  • Welcomes visitors to the museum 
  • Guides and teaches visitors on tours of the museum
  • Answers questions about the objects in the museum
  • Excellent research skills 
  • Excellent public speaking skills 

Graphic Designer (1)

Duties may include the following: 

  • Designs posters and brochures about the museum, both by hand and on the computer. 
  • Assists the Public Relations Officers in creating advertisements for the museum
  • Helps with the creation of museum catalog 
  • Excellent writer and designer

Videographer (1)

Duties may include the following: 

  • Responsible for filming, editing and delivering outstanding video content
  • Knowledgeable of EPKs/ Electronic Press Kits
  • Must be flexible and creative
  • Be comfortable interacting with large groups of children and adults 

Personal Assistant (1) 

Duties may include the following: 

  • Corresponds with guests via email, phone and social media 
  • Scheduling events and meetings 
  • Excellent computer, administrative and communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work 
  • Skills: Have the ability to use your own initiative, pay good attention to detail, have tact as well as have good communication and computer skills. 

Pay negotiable based on experience. / Work 6-8 hrs a day for at least 5 days a week.

If you are interested, please send your resume to hbcudc@gmail.com as well as which position you are interested in by   August 10,2019.