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.
Curator of Academic Programs
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, seeks a full-time Curator of Academic Programs. This person will be responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of academic initiatives that enhance the McClung’s contribution to the University’s academic agenda. Collaborating with faculty across campus, the curator encourages and facilitates the meaningful participation of the McClung and its collections and exhibitions in undergraduate curricula. See requirements and full position description online. All applicants must apply online, and position is open until filled.
No positions currently available
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.
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.
Internships / Volunteer Positions
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.
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.