Employment-Internship Opportunities

We Need You!

The Florida Keys History & Discovery Foundation has current opportunities to become part of our team. 

Office Assistant, Full-Time

The Florida Keys History & Discovery Center is looking for a full-time person to answer phones, greet members and guests at the museum, and sell items in our gift store. Must have retail and cash register experience; proficient on Microsoft Office products and keep a clean workspace. Indoor position with air-conditioning. Our open hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 10-5 pm. Full time steady work year round, must work weekends. Call 305-922-2237. Background check for new hires. We are at MM82.1, on the grounds of the Islander Resort, Islamorada, FL. Available now. Send your cover letter and resume or CV to: info@keysdiscovery.com.

Summer ’22 Graduate Intensive Internship

The Florida Keys History & Discovery Foundation, Inc. (FKHDF) is proud to offer a Collection Digitization Intensive for Summer 2022. The FKHDF is seeking summer interns to help increase the accessibility of Museum and Library collections through digitization. This is a great opportunity for graduate students or recent MA graduates to gain hands-on technical experience and help improve collection accessibility.

Each internship session will last for four weeks this summer, June 12-July 8 (off 7/4), and July 11-August 5, 2022. Applicants are welcome to apply to more than one session. Please be aware that this internship is full-time, five days per week, 9 am to 5 pm (unless otherwise arranged with the supervisor). Benefits include housing (private room and bath, common living space) and a stipend (a minimum of $1,000 each). Transportation to and from the museum will be provided each day. Housing amenities include access to a pool and gym. For details FKHDC Summer Internship.

College/High School Internships

We have ongoing internship opportunities available for students who live in the Florida Keys. The position(s) are on-site and paid. Minimum qualifications is proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Preference is to those interested in history, or with experience in graphic design, video production, social media, and/or communications. Training is provided and it’s an excellent opportunity for creatives to build their portfolio. Email info@keysdiscovery.com for more information. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

FKHDF is committed to equity and inclusion and is engaged in a strategic process to ensure that our staff, Board, and volunteers reflect our community’s diversity. FKHDF welcomes applicants from groups that are underrepresented in cultural organizations and seeks to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse workforce.

FKHDF is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, disability, or an employee’s or employee’s family member’s genetic information.

 

 

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