Museum Collections Intern – 1200 hours
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.