Shelburne Museum is one of the best places to work in Vermont. Benefits include access to Museum exhibits and programs, discounts at the Museum Store and Café, and participation in the employee reciprocal program with many regional attractions. Our beautiful campus, just seven miles from Burlington, is a welcoming place to develop your skills, connect with new colleagues, and build and shape our community. Shelburne Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering diversity within the museum field.

Current openings are listed below. Applicants may apply online by completing the Employment Application and attaching it, along with a cover letter and resume, to an e-mail (pdf format preferred). Please send applications to:

Human Resources
Shelburne Museum
P.O. Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482

Some positions may request additional information. Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon a successful background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Shelburne Museum seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist marketing and communications efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for a well-known community based not-for-profit organization. Intern will work in social media, press relations, promotion and more. Position open until filled, requires 3 – 6 month commitment. 8 – 12 hours/week, preferably twice a week in the office. Must be available weekends and evenings in support of public programming.

Experience and Skills:

  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus
  • Must be tech savvy with skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point; Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, InDesign, etc.); Word Press; EMMA email marketing platform (or similar).
  • An effective and professional communicator, both written and oral
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Good photography skills a plus
  • Flexible and good-humored
  • Enthusiasm for and interest in Shelburne Museum


  • Update and maintain Shelburne Museum’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook updates with oversight from marketing and communications manager.
  • Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly eNewsletter and other regular emails as directed
  • Draft, distribute, and assist with pitching news releases, media alerts and other stories
  • Work with Museum’s graphic designer on print and digital ads, flyers, graphics, and other collateral marketing material for Museum events and programs
  • Update the Shelburne Museum website and calendar as needed
  • Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications
  • Photograph and/or capture video of events and programs for promotional use
  • Organize all paid and earned media for archival and departmental purposes


This is an unpaid, academic internship for credit.

Application Process
To apply send brief cover letter, resume, two references, one letter of recommendation, and a list of relevant courses, grades, and overall GPA.  Forward completed application along with cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation to or Human Resources, Shelburne Museum, P.O. Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.