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Asia: South East Asia, Philippines, Luzon area

 

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There are currently no positions open at this time.


To apply for a posted position, send your resume to:
Human Resources
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 2H5
Fax: 416-599-2911
Email: hrsearch@textilemuseum.ca


General Information About Working at The Textile Museum

Some things to remember when applying for a listed position:

  • Job advertisements are posted as the need arises. Resumes received after a stipulated competition end date may not be considered.
  • All permanent and long-term positions, whether full- or part-time, are hired through a competitive process. Job ads for open competitions at the TMC are posted on this site and are also listed on cultural sector job boards.
  • No phone calls please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Don't see any jobs here that interest you? General Resumes can be sent to the coordinates above and will be kept on file for a period of six months.

Summer Employment Opportunities

The TMC has a very limited number of summer student opportunities each year. As funding is dependent upon grants, interested students should research the youth employment programs and ensure that they register with the program candidate banks. Positions will be posted and interviews will be scheduled once funding commitments are received (which can be as late as mid-June). Please send your resume and covering letter to:

Summer Employment - Human Resources
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 2H5
Fax: 416-599-2911
hrsearch@textilemuseum.ca


Internships

The Museum offers unpaid internships to students and recent graduates interested in exploring careers in the cultural sector. In addition to several ongoing positions listed below, candidates may submit expressions of interest for a customized placement. Internships requests are considered 2-4 months in advance of the commencement of each term. Please send your letter of interest (indicating the type of experiences or area of work that interests you) along with a copy of your resume to hrsearch@textilemuseum.ca. Indicate that you are applying for an internship and include details of any academic requirements.

Education Intern: involves working with the Education Coordinator and volunteer educators to support the school visits program. The internship experience may include: program preparation, presenting tours for students from K-12 as well as post-secondary levels, assisting with hands-on programs, developing instructional aides and course materials for gallery programs and presenting outreach programs.

Placements available: September - June, minimum of 2 days per week per semester.

Communications Intern: reporting to the Communications Manager, this position supports the marketing efforts of the Museum. The internship experience may include: updating media listings, preparing and distributing communication pieces via direct and electronic methods, data entry and analysis, administrative support to the Communications office, assisting at media events and public programs.

Placements available: year round,  minimum of 1 day per week per semester.

Development Intern: reporting to the Director of Development, this position supports the fundraising efforts of the Museum. The internship experience may include: contact management, stewardship support, donor prospecting research, event planning, and proposal writing.

Placements available: year round, minimum of 1 day per week per semester.

Museum Shop Intern: reporting to the Museum Shop Manager, this position involves working with professional staff and volunteers to support a critical earned revenue centre. The internship experience may include: data entry and analysis, preparation of reports, retail merchandising and inventory processing.

Placements available: year round, minimum of 1 day per week per semester.

Collections Management Intern: reporting to the Collection Manager and working with professional staff and volunteers, this position supports the administration of the Museum's permanent collection of 12,000 textiles and additional loaned materials. The internship experience may include: artifact handling, data entry and analysis, preventive conservation, artifact preparation for exhibitions and storage and administrative support for collections activities.

Placements available: year round, minimum of 1 day per week per semester.

Co-Op Student Placements

Co-op placements (High school only) are available. Academic coordinators please contact Pat Neal, Operations Manager at 416-599-5321 x2221 or pneal@textilemuseum.ca.

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