🔗Museum Property Intern – 480 hours
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.