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Employment, Internships, Volunteering

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the McClung Museum. Browse below for any current full- and part-time positions, as well as internships and volunteer opportunities.


Employment

There are currently no open full or part-time employment opportunities at the museum.


Paid Positions

  • Museum Store Associate

    Paid position. A regular, weekly schedule is required, ~20+ hours/month.

    Interested candidates, please read full position description and contact contact Store Manager Lecy Campbell or Associate Director of External Relations Stacy Palado to set up an interview.


Work Study

  • Archaeology Work Study Laboratory Assistant

Paid position, no credit available. A regular, weekly schedule is required with a minimum of eight (8) hours of work per week. To determine eligibility for Federal Work-Study, you must apply through the UT Financial Aid Office. Rolling application.

Interested candidates, please read full position description and contact Timothy E. Baumann, Curator of Archaeology, at tbaumann@utk.edu or 865-974-2144.

  • Museum Store Associate

    Paid position. A regular, weekly schedule is required, ~20+ hours/month. To determine eligibility for Federal Work-Study, you must apply through the UT Financial Aid Office. Rolling application.

    Interested candidates, please read full position description and contact contact Store Manager Lecy Campbell or Associate Director of External Relations Stacy Palado to set up an interview.


Docents

  • Education Museum Docent

Successful docent candidates will receive content training on our diverse collection, attend pedagogical workshops, and enjoy behind the scenes previews of upcoming exhibitions. Rolling application.

Interested candidates, please complete the Docent Application Form and contact Leslie Chang Jantz, Curator of Education, via email at lcjantz@utk.edu.


Internships / Volunteer Positions

  • Archaeology Volunteer

Unpaid position with no college credit available. Open to interested high school students (ages 16+ with parental consent), college students, or members of the general public. A regular, weekly schedule is required with a minimum of five (5) hours of work per week. Rolling application.

Interested candidates, please read full position description and contact Timothy E. Baumann, Curator of Archaeology, at tbaumann@utk.edu or 865-974-2144.

  • Archaeology Collections Management or Research Intern

Most internships are unpaid, but paid interns are occasionally available with external grants obtained by the museum. Interns have the option of enrolling for undergraduate or graduate credit hours (Anthropology 484/Art 484 or Anthropology 493 or 593), but this is not required. A regular weekly schedule is required with a minimum of five (5) hours of work per week, with additional requirements for credit hours. Rolling application.

Interested candidates, please read full position description and contact Timothy E. Baumann, Curator of Archaeology, at tbaumann@utk.edu or 865-974-2144.

 

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