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The Joseph Moore Museum hires students each semester in a number of positions including curators, museum hosts, animal caretakers, artists, and exhibit designers. The students are organized into Applied Groups for Marketing and Communications, Exhibit Development, Animal Care, Collections, and Outreach. The museum also offers courses and internships for credit at Earlham. Students who work at the museum go on to successful careers in museums across the country, as well as to related fields like education. Students from all majors are welcome to apply for museum positions. Interested students should check our website before the beginning of each semester for a work application. 

Fall 2019 Student Staff 

The Marketing and Communications team engage the communities through social media, website, email, and newsletter updates. The team promote the Joseph Moore Museum's events through various channels (press coverage, posters, online calendars, etc.). This team also assists in seeking sponsorship and providing reports to maintain the museum's programs. Information about the members for this semester is below.

Jus Tavcar '22

  • Major: Marketing, Art History; Minor: Museum Studies

Haley Arbitelle '21

  • Major: History

Kai Kim '21

  • Major: History and Museum Studies

Thuong Nguyen '22

  • Major: Quantitative Economics

The Animal Care Team takes care of live animals and keeps the museum lively. They feed and problem-solve when there are changes in the animals' behavior or diet. They are now caring for non-venomous reptiles, amphibians, insects, and other aquatic species. Sometimes they are also in charge of raising baby animals or training new ones. This fall semester the Animal Care Team welcome the following members.

Isaac Robertson-Brown '23

  • Major: Undecided

Emma Stofferahn '21

  • Major: Biology

Hemanta Dahal '22

  • Major: Neuroscience

Daniela Joseph '22

  • Major: Childhood Development; Minor: Music

The Outreach team bring the museum to life by designing and leading tours featuring the museum's collections. They serve as the museum hosts and ensure that visitors can have the best experience at Joseph Moore Museum. They also give planetarium shows and play with the animals.

Isaac Robertson-Brown '23

  • Major: Undecided

Grace Wiley '22

  • Major: Public Policy

Cade Orchard '22

  • Major: Biology and Geology

Jessica Mohler '22

  • Major: Psychology; Minor: Chinese

Emma Stofferahn '21

  • Biology

Opal Harbour '21

  • Major: History and Women's, Gender, Sexuality Studies

Abigail Armstrong '21

  • Major: Chemistry and Biology

Eila Ahonen '20

  • Major: Chemistry, Museum Studies, Art History

Rebecca Walsh '22

  • Major: English

Hemanta Dahal '22

  • Major: Neuroscience

Daniela Joseph '22

  • Major: Childhood Development; Minor: Music

Fiona Kelly '21

  • Major: Ancient and Classical Studies, Museum Studies

Joyce Li '20

  • Major: Biochemistry

Caroline Wolfe-Merritt '20

  • Major: Biology; Minor: Spanish

Sara Michelle Graham '21

  • Major: Environmental Sustainability

Elsa Hoover '22

  • Major: Economics and Peace & Global Studies; Minor: Museum Studies

Eylul Yaren Tas '23

  • Major: Undecided

The Collections Team protects the museum's 60,000 specimens of collections. They are responsible for the maintenance of the collection including integrated pest management, environmental monitoring, helping researchers. They also prepare for loans and exhibitions and document the collection. 

Alexander Pageotte '21

  • Major: Politics

Ella Ballin '21

  • Major: Psychology

Cade Orchard '22

  • Major: Biology and Geology

Eila Ahonen '20

  • Major: Chemistry, Museum Studies, Art History

Caroline Wolfe-Merritt '20

  • Major: Biology; Minor: Spanish

Clio Holman '21

  • Major: Human Development and Social Relations

Bridget Lewis '22

  • Major: Religion; Minor: Japanese Studies

Dong Huu Cao '22

  • Major: Undeclared

The Fab Lab Team use their collective skills to build interesting things that support the museum research, collections, and outreach. They make things using the woodshop, metals shop, and 3D printers. They also prepare for exhibits that occur once or twice a year.

Alli Skinner '21

  • Major: Sociology & Anthropology, Geology; Minor: Museum Studies, Archaeology, Ancient & Classical Studies

Elena Suzuki '22

  • Major: Undecided

The Breakout Team leads the breakout, escape room, and birthday programs. They design fascinating puzzles and activities for these programs, schedule and carry out the sessions. They also cooperate with marketing to attract audiences.

Jus Tavcar '22

  • Major: Marketing, Art History; Minor: Museum Studies

Jessica Mohler '22

  • Major: Psychology; Minor: Chinese

Eila Ahonen '20

  • Major: Chemistry, Museum Studies, Art History

Hemanta Dahal '22

  • Major: Neuroscience

Sara Michelle Graham '21

  • Major: Environmental Sustainability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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