Staff Positions

The Museum of Natural History is not currently accepting applications for staff positions.

Student Positions

Marketing and Media Intern

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History just reopened in its new home in the state-of-the-art Biological Sciences Building. But the excitement is not over yet! There is a second opening in November 2019 with three more major exhibits and two Investigate Labs.

The museum is offering an opportunity for a student to get practical, real-life exposure to a career in communications and marketing. We are looking for a strong writer who is curious, loves to find and tell stories, and likes dinosaurs and mastodons. We need somebody who is comfortable working in the digital space and creating content for social media, website and other marketing materials. Preference will be given to LSA juniors or seniors interested in marketing, communications, social media management, writing, editing, and/or design or other relevant experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Google Drive 
  • Highly organized and self-directed

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated achievements
  • Able to prioritize and handle multiple projects at once
  • Can pronounce dinosaur names
  • Familiar with InDesign or other design software
  • Creative and flexible
  • Students receiving work study are strongly encouraged to apply

Duration of Internship

  • August 2019 through May 2020: Would like candidate to begin training by August 12 
  • 12-16 hours per week


  • Intern will earn $11 per hour 

Submit a cover letter, resume, and references as indicated below:  (All info should be included within the same document as your resume.)

  • Why are you interested in this position?
  • What has prepared you for this position?
  • Can you work both Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 semesters
  • Indicate if you have been awarded a Federal or State of Michigan Work-Study award
  • Include 2 professional or academic references with: name, current title/company, your relationship to them, and email address

Contact Name:

Lori Ann Dick

Contact Email:

Posting closes on July 31, 2019 at 11:59PM

Biological Sciences Building, 1105 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1085 | 734-764-0478

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