Job Opportunities

Education Internship Announcement (Spring/Summer)

The Park City Museum in Park City, Utah has an opening for an Education/Public Programming Intern. The successful candidate will assist with all aspects of the museum’s operations, with a focus on education and public programming, events, and tours. The intern will primarily assist with our Spring School Group Programs and will be working with grades K-12. The intern will also have the opportunity to work on other education projects, which will be determined based on interests and experience.

This internship will provide an opportunity to acquire practical experience in the museum field. The intern will work closely with museum staff to assist with education programs, museum special events and public programming, front desk and administrative tasks, and complete research and write an article for the local paper.

The Park City Museum reopened after an $8.9 million renovation and expansion in Oct 2009 and serves a variety of visitors, including the local community and tourists. The collection is remarkably diverse in type and size and museum programs include school and youth groups, tours, lectures and classes, family activities, and special events. www.parkcityhistory.org

Qualifications:

Degree, or working towards a degree, in Education, History, Museum Studies or related field;
Experience working with museum audiences, including adults, students, and volunteers;
Familiarity developing curriculum, organizing public programming events, and giving tours;
Strong writing skills and standard office computer skills are required;
Understanding of museum management and procedures;
Knowledge of PastPerfect software recommended;
Self-motivated with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Schedule: Monday-Friday. The intern will also be responsible for closing the museum one night per week and working one Saturday a month.

Stipend: The internship will be roughly 30-35 hours per week for 24 weeks between Feb 9-July 31, and will have a $7,000 stipend.

Please send a letter of interest and resume by Monday, December 15th to:

Jenette Purdy, Director of Education
education@parkcityhistory.org (with “INTERNSHIP” in the subject)
Phone (435) 649-7457
Fax (435) 649-7384