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Student Employment
Throughout the year the Bowdoin College Museum of Art offers various paid employment opportunities for Bowdoin College students. These can include curatorial work and museum education, and positions in the Museum Shop.

Student Assistants to the Curator are hired for the summer and during the school-year.

Their projects include:
Student Docents are trained to interpret the Bowdoin College Museum of Art's wide-ranging collection. They provide guided tours of the Museum's galleries and exhibitions to children, adults, area educators, school administrators, and special-interest groups. Student docents will be trained on Thursday evenings and can give tours around their daily classes and schedules.

Students may also work as Assistants to the Gift Shop Manager. Duties include greeting and orienting visitors to the Museum, answering questions about the Museum and the College, and handling retail operations.

Position openings are regularly posted on the Bowdoin College Student Employment website.

For additional information contact Joachim Homann, Curator ( or Martina Duncan, Associate Director for Operations (
Student Employment
Researching the Collection

Students from Senior Lecturer in Dance Performance Gwyneth Jones'

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics Ryan Ricciardi examines Roman coins with students in “Introduction to Roman Archaeology”.

Students from Associate Professor of Art History Susan Wegner's course

Assistant Professor of Asian Studies Vyjayanthi Selinger speaks with students at the opening of Fantastic Stories: The Supernatural in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Prints (November 9, 2012- March 3, 2013).

Ursula Moreno-Vanderlaan '13, James Miller '14, Art History Professor Susan Wegner and Sarah Haimes '15 before a print in the student-curated exhibition