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Employment Opportunities at METC

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is an extraordinary NJ history museum.  Over the last several years we have experienced major growth in terms of overall audience participation, exhibit development, education and mission.  In 2019 we are celebrating 50 years of history education and historic preservation.  As we continue to grow and expand, we are building a professional team to help us build on the success, innovation and strategies of the last several years.  We have an available position for a creative, resourceful and committed person who can help us identify communications strategies, outcome measurements and allow us to more effectively deliver our mission and exert a positive impact on the lives of the people in our community.  If you are interested in being an integral part of METC’s team, take a closer look at the opening listed here and contact us for an interview. We would love to have you join our team!

Communications Coordinator

Internships and Volunteer Opportunities:

METC welcomes applications for internships or volunteer opportunities that will help us further our mission. Projects are assigned to accepted applicants based on interest, availability, and experience level.

To apply, please e-mail us your resume at, and fill out our Volunteer/Intern Form.

We will consider applicants based on the following schedule:

Applications to be considered for Spring 2019 are due by: January 18, 2019
Applications to be considered for Summer 2019 are due by: May 17, 2019
Applications to be considered for Fall 2019 are due by: September 6, 2019

We are currently seeking interns or volunteers to assist with our educational and curatorial endeavors in Spring 2019.

Education projects may include:
– Working with the educators during education programs
– Preparing program materials
– Assisting with researching, developing and planning education programs

Curatorial & collections projects may include:
– Assisting with storage improvement projects including object re-housing and inventory
– Organization and scanning of archival material
– Assisting with exhibition research
– Conducting proper housekeeping and cleaning of exhibition and storage spaces

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other reason.