Job Title: Tuskegee Institute NHS Cultural Resource Intern
Assists with management of museum collections for Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site (TUIN), Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site (TUAI), and Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail (SEMO). The collections include cultural history, natural history, oral history, art, ethnography, archeology, and archives which are stored at a central curatorial facility, with some being stored and displayed at all two historic sites and one Trail. The intern will assist Museum Specialist with museum duties such as photographing, accessioning, and cataloging, assisting researchers, perform housekeeping and preservation activities, updating museum documents, and planning, and implementing storage improvements, conducting annual reporting, and documenting collections activities. The intern will read and follow all guidelines according to National Park Service Museum Handbook Standards I, II and III.
Location: Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, Tuskegee, AL 36088
Cultural Resource Intern photograph, accession, and catalogs museum artifacts for two historic sites and one NPS Trail.
Assist Museum Specialist with all museum collection inventory.
Monitors, controls, and maintains the environment for collections in The Oaks, George W. Carver Museum, Hanger I, Hanger II, Lowndes Interpretive Center and the Selma Interpretive Center.
Performs museum housekeeping for TUIN/TUAI/SEMO
Answer incoming and outgoing emails, telephone calls, and NPS staff questions, keeping a daily log of response.
Must have their own transportation to and from Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site and Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site.
Cultural Resource Intern must be able to perform heavy lifting as well as reaching high areas for cleaning purposes.
Museum Intern will work 16 20 hours a week.