2018 Summer Interns
Currently Posted Internships:
- Archaeology: Will provide an in-service learning experience that illustrates a career in Archaeology and Archaeological Collections management. The intern will learn about critical steps in the application and administration of archaeological research.
- Live Animal Husbandry: Will provide in-service learning experiences in museum live animal care, education and exhibition activities. For a full internship description click here.
Most interns work 15 to 25 hours a week. Some interns choose to find a part-time job to help support their stay.
Mission: The Schiele Museum's internship and fellowship program is designed to provide an educational opportunity for students in the area of museum practice, research, and programming through guided work/research experiences using the resources of the museum. An internship at The Schiele Museum is a prearranged, structured learning experience scheduled within a specific time frame under the direct supervision of Schiele staff and may apply toward academic credit.
Projects vary by department. Past projects include:
- Archaeology: fieldwork on prehistoric sites and artifact analysis.
- Education: assist with developing, presenting and evaluating public programs and workshops.
- 18th Century History and Backcountry Lifeways: researching and presenting living history programs.
- Aboriginal Studies and Primitive Skills: learning primitive skills and assisting with programs and workshops.
- Exhibits: fabricating and installing exhibits, developing databases for exhibitions, developing press kits and editing label text.
- Visitor Services: developing and evaluating visitor guides and giving tours.
- Collections: organizing and cataloging photos, monitoring museum environmental conditions and assisting with upgrading collections storage.
- Exhibits: learn about critical steps in the exhibit development and implementation process. .
- History Education: will learn about application and administration of education programs in the museum setting.
- Interpretation: learn about critical steps development, implementation, and evaluation of program and exhibits products