Tread of Pioneers Museum – Museum Assistant Intern

The Tread of Pioneers Museum, Steamboat Springs, CO, and the Colorado Episcopal Service Corps (Colorado ESC) are partnering to hire a Museum Assistant intern for an 11-month term (August 20, 2017 – July 22, 2018) who will serve 35+ hours per week in beautiful Steamboat Springs, CO.

The deadline for applications is July 31, 2017 via

As the Museum Assistant, the intern will contribute to the inner workings of a local history museum by performing various duties to collect, preserve, exhibit, interpret, and share the history and heritage of Steamboat Springs. The intern will primarily assist the museum Curator with various collection duties including: photographing, cataloging and packing/storing collection items; enhancing/upgrading exhibits; updating the collection database; and assisting with archive and research projects. The intern will also assist all staff with public educational programming and events, front desk assistance, general administrative tasks, and more.

Working as the Museum Assistant, the intern will also serve as a Colorado ESC member. The ideal Colorado ESC candidate will be 21-30 years old and Christian or curious and open to engaging with the Christian faith; though a person of any faith may apply.

In exchange for hours of work at the museum, the intern will receive the following from Colorado ESC: a monthly stipend, housing, and health insurance. The member will also participate in regular faith formation through the Episcopal Church with their house members.

For more information about the Colorado ESC and to apply to serve at the Tread of Pioneers Museum through Colorado ESC, go to:

For immediate inquiries about or to express interest in working at the museum, please contact Candice Bannister, Tread of Pioneers Museum Executive Director at (970)-879-2214 or

“The uniqueness of my placement at this museum has given me professional-development and societal experiences that I never anticipated out of a year of service; it’s made me realize that engaging with history is a way of preserving and reviving culture.”
-2016/17 Colorado Episcopal Service Corps and Tread of Pioneers Museum Intern