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🔗Museum Property Intern – 480 hours

  • Internship
  • NCPE Internship
  • Chincoteague Island, VA, USA
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • Job Reference #: 3695
  • Salary ($): Hourly
  • Hourly Salary ($): 15.00
  • Job Qualifications:

    The intern should have education or experience working with museum collections, including archeology, history, ethnology, archives, artwork, and biological materials. The intern should have experience with preventive conservation, including environmental monitoring, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), housekeeping, handling and moving collections, inventory, storage upgrades, etc. The intern should have knowledge and experience with databases, collections database experience a plus.

  • How to Apply:

    Click on the application button for this listing and follow the instructions for applying online.

  • Job benefits: Free Housing; PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Physical Demands: Possession of a valid state driver’s license and the ability to obtain a Government Vehicle Operators Permit and drive government vehicle to Refuge Complex locations.
  • Application Email: waso_cr-intern@nps.gov

National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program.

The North Atlantic-Appalachian Region of the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is seeking assistance with museum property collections.  The intern will be duty stationed at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Complex, and will work on Museum Property collections from the Refuge Complex at both the Chincoteague NWR, Chincoteague, Virginia, and the Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR, Cape Charles, Virginia.  The position requires working with a variety of museum objects including archival documents and history, natural history, and archaeological collections. The intern will coordinate with Refuge staff and the Regional Historic Preservation Officer to meet Department of Interior (DOI) and FWS curation standards for managing museum collections. The internship involves a variety of projects including processing and cataloging museum collections, re-housing artifacts and archival materials, and updating catalog record data.  The Intern will be responsible for assisting in reorganizing, relocating and consolidating artifacts within the Refuge Complex.

Housing may be provided. Use of a government owned vehicle for transportation between Refuges in the Complex may be provided upon successful completion of Government Driver’s online operator course. This position is funded by the National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) in cooperation with the National Park Service.



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