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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

Texas Historical Commission, Intern, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 8215

Fri, May 16, 2014

POSITION TITLE: Intern (1 opening) 

LOCATION: Sam Rayburn House Museum, 890 W. State Hwy 56, Bonham, Texas. 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Interns may work on one or more of the following projects: packing and storing artifacts; cataloging and researching the museum collection; taking digital photographs of artifacts; re-housing and cleaning artifacts; data entry of collections records; developing events and programming at the site as well as developing themed guided tours and presentations; and organizing site resources. 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Interest in museums, history, and/or education. Strong writing, research and communications skills. Strong organizational, multitasking and people skills. Knowledge of American and Texas history. Knowledge of standard office computer skills, including database software and word processing. Ability to work independently and on detailed tasks. Degree or expected degree in history, education, museum studies, humanities or a related field. Demonstrated interest in museum programs, education and/or history. 

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday (negotiable) 

PROJECT SUPERVISOR: Anne Ruppert, Curator, Sam Rayburn House Museum 

TERM OF POSITION: Preferably June--August 2014 (negotiable) 

WHO MAY APPLY: Applications will be accepted from currently enrolled college students who are in their second, third or fourth year of coursework as well as graduate students and recent Bachelor’s and Master’s degree graduates. 

COMPENSATION: This is an unpaid position. 

BTT Gateway Job ID 8215  


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