Museum Collections Intern

HASTINGS MUSEUM

SUMMARY

The main purpose of this program is for students to gain practical experience in their field of study. Interns will be responsible for planning, organizing, and evaluating assigned activities in order to benefit the Museum. Interns also will be expected to assist numerous departments within the Museum and occasionally supervise volunteers. Internships include work completed in an office, museum, or classroom setting as well as direct interaction with Museum staff, patrons, and volunteers. All internships are not available simultaneously.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

  • Move, organize, rehouse, and document location of artifacts in storage. 
  • Clean objects, such as paper, textiles, wood, metal, glass, rock, pottery, and furniture, using vacuum, brushes, or solvents.
  • Photograph objects for documentation.
  • Perform general administrative duties such as filing, copying, running errands, and general data entry.
  • Enter information about museum collections into computer databases.  Maintain records, logs and reports.
  • Maintain equipment, materials, and supply inventories required for the project.
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned.

See job description for complete details.

HOURS

Monday through Friday, day hours

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants may apply online by submitting a City of Hastings Application and required resume and current field of study transcript. (see link at top of page)

Position open until filled.

Contact Human Resources with questions.
1228 North Denver Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

EOE/M/F/D/Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace/E-verify Participant
This position is subject to veteran's preference per Neb. statute 48-225 thru 48-227.

Contact Us

City of Hastings Human Resources
City of Hastings
1228 N. Denver Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 462-3698