Consider a career with an organization focused on promoting a healthy regional and national economy. As an intern, you will contribute to the daily operations of the Money Museum as well as the development and creation of exhibits, tours, and educational materials that promote public understanding of the nation’s central bank, economics, personal finance, and financial literacy. We lead the work of the Bank through an uncompromising commitment to integrity, a strong customer service orientation, and an investment in the personal growth and development of our diverse staff. You will gain practical experience in museum operations and visitor services while contributing to larger scale exhibit creation and educational content initiatives.
This paid internship is for the 2020 spring/summer semesters at the Kansas City Fed; an intern may work up to 20 hours/week between 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at a schedule to be agreed upon. Opportunities are only available in Kansas City.
What does a Money Museum Intern do?
• Visitor service responsibilities like assisting at the Money Museum front desk, checking out guests and stocking the Vault Store, exhibit maintenance, restocking economic education materials, and assisting in guest relations.
• Conducting tours and economic education presentations for area educational groups.
• Creating content and developing proposals for new permanent and temporary exhibits.
• Developing plans to promote tours, programs, and educational products, and assessing the effectiveness of these through appropriate evaluation methods.
• Researching new opportunities for outreach and potential contacts for the museum.
• Serving as “consultants” to Bank management and Money Museum staff by completing projects and preparing recommendations for implementing or improving exhibits, partnerships, tours and educational programs.
What skills and experience do Money Museum Interns need?
• Undergraduate or graduate students within two years of graduation. Seeking a degree in public history, museum studies, art and design, English, marketing, finance or a closely related field preferred.
• Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to work independently or in team environments.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated initiative, independence, creativeness and leadership skills.
• Computer skills in programs including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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• Please attach a resume and cover letter.
• Apply on or before December 6, 2019.
• Applications will be pre-screened prior to interview selections. You will receive an email notification if you have been selected to interview.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the Bank recruits, hires, trains, and promotes individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability and/or sexual orientation.