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Fort Bend History Association
Richmond, TX, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Fort Bend History Association
Richmond, Texas, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago

Description

The Fort Bend Museum announces a spring internship opening for 2023.  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. Approximately 40 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday.

Housing will be provided at the Museum’s sister organization, the George Ranch Historical Park. A $100/wk stipend is also available.



Requirements

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.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, current resume or CV, and the names of 3 references. The deadline is October 4, 2022.

Internship Information

  • Job ID: 65443758
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Richmond, Texas, United States
  • Company Name For Internship: Fort Bend History Association
  • Position Title: Intern
  • Job Function: Paid Internship/Fellowship
  • Job Type: Paid Internship
  • Job Duration: 6-12 Months
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $2,400.00 - $2,400.00 (Yearly Salary)
RICHMOND , Texas , United States

The Fort Bend History Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to sharing and preserving Fort Bend County history. The Fort Bend History Association preserves the history of Fort Bend County and the surrounding area. The Association strives to inspire and educate the public for the purpose of strengthening awareness and appreciation of cultural heritage for future generations.

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