Campbell County Rockpile Museum

Graduate-level Collections Internship

Organization: Campbell County Rockpile Museum

Position: Graduate-level Collections Internship

Pay rate: Monthly stipend of $700

The Rockpile Museum Association (RMA) is dedicated to the growth, development and success of the Campbell County Rockpile Museum (CCRM) located in Gillette, Wyoming. The RMA is sponsoring a graduate-level collections internship in the summer of 2022. Only graduate students or an incoming graduate student at an accredited University or institution will be considered. Museum Studies students are preferred, but we will consider students in the history field generally.

Internship will be 10-12 weeks depending on student’s schedule. Intern’s primary duty will be to assist with museum collections, cataloguing and archival work. From time-to-time secondary duties will be required, such as front desk work, help with special events, tour groups, and other small projects deemed necessary by CCRM staff. The purpose is to expose interns to many elements of museum work. Ideas for projects are welcomed.

The intern must be self-motivated, work independently, willing to learn and be able to work 40 hours a week. With makeup hours to be scheduled if taking time off during the standard work week Monday-Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm.

Internship Benefits:
Monthly stipend of $700.
Paid housing for the 10-12 week duration of internship. June -August, 2022.
Paid membership to a variety of organizations including:
*2-month pass to Campbell County Rec Center
*1-year membership to Campbell County Historical Society
*1-year membership to the Pumpkin Buttes Archeological Society
*1-year membership to the Rockpile Museum Association
*Tickets to a variety of activities and places of interest

Other Requirements:
Transportation will not be provided; intern must acquire their own transportation.
The intern will be required to attend all RMA Board meetings, 3rd Thursday of the month at 2:30pm, held at the CCRM.
Payments will be issued via check every month as needed.
A written and oral final report will be presented to the RMA and the general public at the end of the internship, featuring what was learned and any special projects the intern has taken on during their time with the CCRM.

To Apply:
Fill out the Internship Application found online at:
https://www.campbellcountywy.gov/2023/Internship

Please attach all required documents to the application: Resume or CV, essay, transcripts, and two academic recommendations.

Send to the Rockpile Museum Association via email at:
assocrma@gmail.com

Application Due: February 11, 2022