Internship Award

Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site is the recipient of this year’s Internship Award.

Summer 2017 Collections Internship Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site (RGM-SHS) is accepting applications for an intern for the summer of 2017 to assist staff in collections management. This internship is open to emerging professionals as well as current graduate and undergraduate students looking to gain experience in collections management which is relevant to fields such as museum studies, archaeology, and library studies. The duration of the internship is approximately eight weeks and 2-3 days a week (16-24 hours) beginning on June 1, 2017. The internship will also offer a $1,500 stipend funded by the North Carolina Museums Council.

Deadline to Apply April 4, 2017.  See below file for full description of internship and how to apply.


Internship Award for Museums

North Carolina Museums Council Summer Internship Award for Museums.

Award: NCMC will provide one institution $1500 to pay an intern for summer 2017.

Eligibility: Applicants must be NCMC institutional members at the time of the application and internship. 

Deadline: Applications must be received no later than February 15, 2017. 

Application:To apply,complete the application form that requests the following information: 
Discuss a specific project or area of focus for the intern and the desired final product or outcome of the    intern’s work.
Describe core tasks for the intern that connects his or her work to the institution’s larger mission.
Outline the ways the intern will be integrated into the daily workings of the staff. 
Share the methods ofmentoring and supervising the intern.

In addition, you may include any benefits your institution can offer the intern, if applicable, such as housing, meals, additional funds, transportation, parking or other benefits.

Please complete and submit your application through Google forms at:

Requirements of Award:The museum selected to host the summer 2017 intern agrees to publicly advertise the internship position for at least one month, preferably in March, and to hold an open application process. The advertisement must be emailed to the Student Affairs Chair so that it can be disseminated and posted on the NCMC website.

Applicants will be notified about the status of the award in early March.

Questions may be directed to: 

Jody Servon
NCMC Student Affairs Chair 
Professor, Department of Art, Appalachian State University