Museum intern: In 2019, Grand Teton’s museum/archives program seeks an intern to assist with several research projects:
● Complete draft Housekeeping and Integrated Pest Management Plans for museum and archive storage areas
● Assist with conducting preliminary research on mountain climbing history in GTNP and collecting oral history interviews with members of the local climbing community
● Complete an initial context study of “imaging Grand Teton NP”—a history of painters, filmmakers, and artists
This position is best suited for an intern with a background in history, museum management, archival studies, or anthropology. To successfully pursue the objectives of this internship, the intern should be self-motivated, enjoy primary document research, and have strong social skills for oral history interviews. A graduate level or high level undergraduate student is preferred. For more information or to apply, email Bridgette_Guild@nps.gov.
ALL applicants must be U.S. citizens, a student in the spring or summer 2019 semesters and be continuing in an academic program during fall 2019. Applicants should be able to work independently once provided direction and training. A current driver’s license and good driving record are also necessary. Housing for these (8- to 10-week) positions will be provided at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service Research Center at the historic AMK Ranch on the shore of Jackson Lake in view of the beautiful Teton Range, along with a $2,500 stipend. Start and end dates are flexible but are expected to be between late-May and early September, 2019.