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🔗Museum Collections Intern – 1200 hours

  • Internship
  • NCPE Internship
  • Omaha, NE
  • 17.00 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: NPS Midwest Regional Office - Museum Management Program
  • Job Reference #: 4068d
  • Job Qualifications:

    Working toward a degree in museum studies and/or experience with archives management/digital preservation is preferred. Familiarity with museum collection storage and preservation, collections management databases, and Adobe and other editorial software is desired. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to work independently are critical.

  • How to Apply:

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

  • Job benefits: Paid Time Off (PTO); Housing Allowance
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
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National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program

The successful candidate will work with Museum Collections regional and park staff to meet National Park Service (NPS) curation standards for managing museum and archival collections. The internship will focus on assessing vulnerabilities and primary resource collection at park museum storage facilities to establish baseline documentation. Data will be used to assess future threats and impacts resulting from climate change. The intern will supply data to the national Museum Management Program and work with staff to develop recommendations and plans for facility improvements in response to these threats.

Other duties may include processing, cataloging, packing, and handling archival materials and museum objects; regular housekeeping and environmental monitoring tasks; working with curatorial teams from around the NPS; and providing document reviews for parks and region-level planning documents.

This position is funded by the National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE), in cooperation with the National Park Service. Program eligibility requirements apply; visit for details and instructions on how to apply.