Job Title: Museum Intern
Organization: Grand Teton National Park
Contact: For more information or to apply, email Bridgette_Guild@nps.gov.
Duties: In 2019, Grand Teton’s museum/archives program seeks an intern to assist with several research projects:
- Complete draft Housekeeping and Integrated Pest Management Plans for museum and archive storage areas.
- Assist with conducting preliminary research on mountain climbing history in GTNP and collecting oral history
interviews with members of the local climbing community.
- Complete an initial context study of “imaging Grand Teton NP”—a history of painters, filmmakers, and artists.
Desired qualifications: This position is best suited for an intern with a background in history, museum management, archival studies, or anthropology. To successfully pursue the objectives of this internship, the intern should be self-motivated, enjoy primary document research, and have strong social skills for oral history interviews. A graduate level or high-level undergraduate student is preferred.
Start and end dates: Dates are flexible but are expected to be between late-May and early September 2019.
Salary/pay: Housing for these (8- to 10-week) positions will be
provided at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service Research Center at the historic AMK Ranch on the shore of Jackson Lake in view of the beautiful Teton Range, along with a $2,500 stipend.
How to apply: Interested students should submit a resume, names and contact information for three references, their expected graduation date, and a short statement of interest and skills related to the internship(s) with Grand Teton National Park via email to the appropriate contact listed above.
Application deadline: 5:00 PM (MST) on March 15, 2019.