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Collections Management Intern

13 Feb 2019 10:08 AM | Anonymous member

JOB LOCATION: Klamath County Museum, Klamath Falls, OR

JOB DURATION: Flexible Dates, 8-week commitment, May - September, 2019

STIPEND: $1000 for 8-week commitment



The Klamath County Museum is seeking two (2) summer interns to commit to an eight (8) week internship opportunity in collections management. Interns will be provided with the opportunity to work with many aspects of collections care and storage including assisting with a collections inventory. Interns will be required to present a report on their experience at the end of the position. If interested, interns will be encouraged to prepare a historical or educational public program.

The internship provides opportunities to work with:

Inventorying and cataloging incoming and backlogged collections

Performing regular inventories for exhibit and storage collections

Executing proper archival and object handling, storage, and care

Creating digital catalog entries in PastPerfect collections management software

Project report writing and presentation



Current student (graduate preferred) pursuing a Museum Studies or related degree or

A recently graduated candidate with a Museum Studies or related degree

Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills

The ability to work unsupervised, independently, and/or as part of a team

Computers skills, including PastPerfect database software and word processing



Students interested in summer internships must submit a resume with references and a

cover letter by email to


Closing date for applications is April 30, 2019



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