2022 Spring Internship | Richmond, TX
Fort Bend Museum - 2022 Spring Internship
The Fort Bend Museum announces a spring internship opening for 2022. The Fort Bend Museum is owned and operated by the Fort Bend History Association, an AAM-accredited 501(c) (3) non-profit, tax-exempt corporation chartered in 1967, whose mission is to preserve and interpret Texas and Fort Bend County history. The Texas Historical Commission, in a published evaluation of historic sites (2001), termed the Fort Bend Museum "one of Texas' best local history showcases.” The successful intern candidate will have the opportunity to assist with projects including, but not limited to, planning and presentation of educational programming, collections care, exhibition development, interpretation research and facilitation, visitor services, and special event coordination over the course of the internship.
Preferred Candidate: Will be a graduate or undergraduate candidate in museum studies, public history, or history from an accredited institution, with a focus/interest in museum exhibition, collections management, or museum education. Experience working in museums preferred. The Fort Bend Museum would prefer to run the internship roughly from January through early July (can be six months or semester length depending on needs of candidate). The Fort Bend Museum’s Chief Curator will work with candidate to establish course credit and meet appropriate requirements. Candidate must have a car while completing the internship.
Work Week: Approximately 40 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday
Compensation: Housing will be provided at the Museum’s sister organization, the George Ranch Historical Park. A $100/wk stipend is also available.
Deadline: October 11, 2021
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, current resume or CV, and the names of 3 references to:
Chris Godbold, Chief Curator
Fort Bend History Association
PO Box 460
Richmond, TX 77406
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