The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum is offering a PAID Summer Internship experience.
Curatorial Interns will assist in projects that range from a wide variety of museum-related tasks, including collections management, exhibit design, educational programing and site interpretation. Museum staff will work with the intern to identify projects which correlate with his/her interests and career goals.
JOB TITLE: Curatorial Internship
JOB LOCATION: Leadville, Colorado, United States
JOB TYPE: Seasonal, 35hrs per week
JOB DURATION: Flexible Dates, May 19th - September 30th, 2014
JOB WAGE: $8.50/Hr.
REPORTS TO: Director, Curator and Registrar
HOUSING: No on-site housing is available; however, job site is centrally located
The intern will divide hours between curatorial projects and work as a Visitor Services Representative (VSR).
Curatorial essential duties/responsibilities include:
Process and catalog incoming and backlogged collections
Perform regular inventories for exhibit and storage collections
Assist curatorial team with the fabrication and installation of planned exhibits
Execute proper archival and object handling, storage and care as dictated by the Museum Collections Policy
As a Visitor Services Representative (VSR) the position will require the following:
Greet all visitors in a warm, friendly manner
Answer all visitor enquiries about the Museum, the Matchless Mine and the local area
Assist and process transactions/cash-handling in Admissions and Gift Shop
Complete daily opening and closing procedures (counting float, requesting change, balancing cash drawer, etc.)
For a full job description, contact Sarah Saxe: email@example.com
To apply, send cover letter and resume before March 31st to above listed email address.