Curatorial Intern, South Georgia Heritage Trust

South Georgia Heritage Trust operates the South Georgia Museum on behalf of the Government of South Georgia. The museum is located in the abandoned whaling station of Grytviken, on the remote sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. The museum is visited each austral summer by over 12,000 visitors that arrive on cruise ships, research vessels and yachts.

The Curatorial Intern will travel to South Georgia to work at the South Georgia Museum for 6 months between October 2024 and April 2025. They will receive training in collections management and care and undertake collections-based projects throughout the season. They will also work with the rest of the museum team to open the museum to visiting tourists, assisting with cleaning and working Front of House. They will also be responsible for delivering tours of the whaling station to visitors. They will be mentored (in-person and remotely) by the Curator and will be line-managed by the SGHT Director (South Georgia).

The deadline for applications is midnight on 14th April 2024. Interviews will take place in June 2024 and can be via Zoom or in-person in Dundee, Scotland.

Operations Assistant, South Georgia Heritage Trust

South Georgia Heritage Trust operates the South Georgia Museum on behalf of the Government of South Georgia. The museum is located in the abandoned whaling station of Grytviken, on the remote sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. The museum is visited each austral summer by over 12,000 visitors that arrive on cruise ships, research vessels and yachts.

SGHT is seeking a practical and enthusiastic Operations Assistant to join the small team which will spend 5 to 6 months (October – April) on South Georgia. The Operations Assistant will be involved in opening the museum, operating the SGHT shop and undertaking fundraising and other projects. The Operations Assistant will report to the SGHT Director SG.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 14th April 2024. Interviews will take place in June 2024 and can be via Zoom or in-person in Dundee Scotland.