Are you passionate about material culture from around the world and curious about the day to day operations of a museum collection? Are you considering a career in the museum world, or with cultural institutions, education, or non-profit organizations? If so, take advantage of this opportunity to gain hands on experience participating in the day to day functions of the Ethnology Collection at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.
Get involved with a variety of activities, including collection management, research, education and outreach, and exhibit design. All Ethnology Department interns will assist the Collection Manager and Curator with various collection management duties including, but not limited to, processing collections, data entry, filing, research, and inventorying collections. Additional readings, workshops, and one-on-one training will be required to teach how to properly care for and document collections for future research, preservation, and the ethical considerations in the treatment of material culture.
To Apply: Email a statement of interest along with resume and two professional or academic references to Dr. Claire Nicholas, email@example.com.
Internships can be taken for up to 3 hours of course credit or be done on a volunteer basis, and are available throughout the academic year.