Museum Intern

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Baker Heritage Museum
9308 Grove Street
Baker City, OR
Posted: May 16 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

Baker Heritage Museum
Home of Baker County History

Housed in the historic 1920 Natatorium, the Baker Heritage Museum, formerly Oregon Trail Regional Museum, displays and interprets the rich history of the region.

Permanent and changing exhibits of mining, timber, ranching, agriculture, early Baker City life, Chinese culture and wildlife fill the 33,000 square foot building. Whether you spend an hour or spend the day touring the museum you will come away with an appreciation of our region and the people who settled here. Open daily March-October.

Adler House Museum is a historic 1889 Italiante house museum donated to the Baker Heritage Museum from local philanthropist Leo Adler. Open on weekends.

We are searching for an Intern to add to our dedicated and enthusiastic team. Hours and time frame are both flexible. Opportunity for stipend available.

Responsibilities

- Support and expand current exhibits and programming
- Assist in museum administrative tasks
- Assist in management, research, communication and coordination of exhibits
- Assist during events and receptions
- Maintain website, blog and social media network presence
- Handle and curate valuable artifacts and archives.

Requirements

- Museum Studies/Administration students preferred
- Possess excellent written and verbal communication
- Possess multi-tasking and coordination experience
- Passion for history and museums a must
- Demonstrate attention to details while maintaining perspective
- Have working knowledge of MS Office Suite; Past Perfect preferred

Skills

Required - Microsoft, Museum Collections, Museum Education, Museum Planning, Museum Studies
Preferred - PastPerfect, Marketing

How To Apply

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