Museum Interpretation Intern | Waco, TX

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Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute
2022 Summer Internship Program:
Museum Interpretation Intern


The Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute is seeking qualified individuals for
its 2022 Summer Internship program. The Museum Interpretation Intern will work with
both Programs and Exhibits.


The internship will be for up to 400 hours of work and is flexible based on the needs of
your school program. There will be an associated stipend that is dependent on hours
completed, not to exceed $4000. Hours and stipend will be determined before the start
of the internship.


The Museum Interpretation Intern will be a member of the Programs department team
and will facilitate the Museum’s educational and experience programs. In addition to
their work as a Museum educator, the Museum Interpretation Intern will have the
opportunity to work on a project related to the Museum’s exhibits overseen by the
Museum’s Associate Director. The intern’s exhibits project will be based on the needs
of the museum and the intern’s requirements. The intern may also be required to attend
board meetings, committee meetings, and department meetings to gain a better
understanding about how the museum functions.


Requirements:
          • Working towards completion of or recently completed a bachelor’s or
            master’s degree in museum studies, history, education or related field
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
          • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple, diverse tasks, seeking help
            when needed
          • Self-motivation to achieve goals and complete projects individually and
            with groups
          • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal effectively with
            people of varying levels of experience and expertise
          • Ability to work weekends, evenings, and special events.


Do you need internship credit for your degree? Let us know. We are willing to work
with your degree program’s requirements and your class schedule.


Deadline for applications is April 4, 2022. To apply, please send cover letter,
resume/CV, and 2 letters of reference to Rachel Moore, Educational Experience
Manager, at rachel@drpeppermuseum.com. Please email all questions.