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🔗Museum Conservation and Exhibits Intern – 400 hours

  • Internship
  • NCPE Internship
  • Johnson City, TX
  • 17.00 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
  • Job Reference #: 3615b
  • Job Qualifications:

    Candidate should be pursuing an undergraduate degree in fine art, art history, history, museum studies, anthropology/archaeology, library studies, or other related fields. Intern should be interested in pursuing a career or higher education in collections management or another museum-related field. Desired skills include: strong organizational and communication skills, flexibility in a fast-paced work environment, attention to details, ability to carefully handle museum objects, and creative problem-solving.

  • How to Apply:

    Click on the application button at this listing and follow the instructions to apply online.

  • Job benefits: Paid Time Off (PTO); free park housing provided
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Intern may be required to wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) in unstable and potentially moldy/dusty environments.
  • Application URL: http://waso_cr-intern@nps.gov

Website National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park tells the story of the 36th President of the United States. Located in the Hill Country of Central Texas, the park includes his birthplace, boyhood home, and beloved ranch home, the Texas White House.

This is a 10-week, 40 hr. per week position performing collections work associated with the renovation of the Texas White House and development of new exhibits. The work includes photographing and measuring artifacts, conducting condition assessments, and participating in historic preservation projects. This work will contribute to the long-term preservation of historic resources related to President Johnson. The intern will report to the site in-person and work with a park museum technician and curator. Park housing will be provided at no cost.

The intern will also have the opportunity to pursue a project that focuses on their special interests within the museum collection. The selected individual will gain experience working with the collections management database, conservation, preventative conservation, and collections care within the National Park Service.

Come and experience the ranch lifestyle of President Johnson and his prize-winning Herefords!