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Museum Intern

Posted 01/18/2024
County Dallas
Location Perry, IA ,Iowa
Salary $17.07/hour - 40 hours per week
Deadline 02/06/2024


          Forest Park Museum in Perry, Iowa is seeking a paid museum intern for June, July and August of 2024 at $17.07/hour. This position will assist the museum curator with exhibit creation and maintenance, collections care, visitor services, group and public programs, basic cleaning and maintenance, reptile, fish and Rose Garden care, creation of exhibit and educational guides and writing press releases. Other duties may involve assisting at an earth science education center, a military museum, and two depots used as welcome centers on the Raccoon River Valley Trail. This position is designed to give interns valuable hands on experience that can lead to careers in the museum and cultural resource fields.

Work schedule will be approximately 40 hours per week and will include weekend hours as assigned.

To apply:


Must be 18 years of age and have a current driver's license
Successful candidate shall pass background check as well as a physical and drug screen.

To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must complete the online application at: as well as submit a cover letter and resume.

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