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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.


  • Museum Store Manager 

The Store Manager is responsible for all store operations including hiring, training and supervising a team of student employees. This is a part time position, approximately 20 to 25 hours per week. S/he should enjoy interacting with the public and will be the first point of contact at the museum in many instances. S/he will be responsible for creating and executing a purchase plan, visual merchandising, setting sales goals and incentives for student workers, and developing store procedures and processes.

Interested candidates, please read Store Manager Position Summary and contact Stacy Palado, Associate Director of External Relations, at or 865-974-2143.


Graduate Assistants

No positions currently available

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 or 865-974-2144.


  • 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

Internships / Volunteer Positions

  • McClung Spring Semester 2019 Internship Program

The museum is currently taking applications for six internships for UT undergraduates. There is the possibility to earn three credit hours alongside hands-on experience in one of several specialty areas while gaining a broad perspective on the McClung’s operation and the museum profession as a whole. Read full position descriptions and apply online on Handshake.

-Special Collections Intern (2 positions)
-Exhibitions Curatorial Intern (1 position) 
-Design Intern (1 position) 
-PR & Marketing Intern (1 position) 
– Development Intern (1 position) 


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