Job Listing
Museum Collections Intern – 1200 hours

  • Internship
  • NCPE Internship
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: U.S. Department of the Interior Museum
  • Job Reference #: 3665
  • Salary ($): Hourly
  • Hourly Salary ($): 15.00
  • Job Qualifications:

    The ideal applicant has completed, or is working toward, an undergraduate or graduate degree in Museum Studies or related field. They should have strong organizational skills, excellent writing ability, be comfortable with public speaking, have prior cataloging and database experience, and an understanding of museum methodology.

  • How to Apply:

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

  • Job benefits: Paid Time Off (PTO), Transit Subsidy
  • Physical Demands: Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Application Email: waso_cr-intern@nps.gov

Website National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program

The intern works with collections staff as a museum technician assisting with collections care issues including database management, registration, photography, object handling, preventive conservation, research, and related projects. They may aid in the installation and deinstallation of temporary displays as well as with the Art-In-Office program. They also have the opportunity to assist with public programs and tours.

The Interior Museum’s permanent collection contains  objects (documents, artwork, specimens, and artifacts) of cultural, historical, and scientific importance. Subject areas in archaeology, biology, ethnology, geology, history, and paleontology reflect the purview of DOI’s bureaus. In addition, the permanent collection is the primary repository for materials pertaining to the Office of the Secretary, DOI’s overall administration and legacy, and the building’s architectural details.



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