Museum Intern

North Slope Borough, AK - Barrow, AK

Work with the curator to learn and assist in the day to day operation of the museum as the avenue to acquire the skills needed to carry out basic collections care, record keeping as well as exhibit design and execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

Care for collections and maintain records of work performed

Catalog artifacts in the collections and enter the data in the museums database.

Play an active role in the research, preparation and completion of projects.

Enroll in a museums studies course of instruction.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of museum practices

Skill in using personal computers and a variety of software applications.

Proficient in Inupiat Speaking.

Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses Required:
High school graduate, G.E.D./ or, a combination of 12 years of education and related work experience;

One year of work experience with general office equipment.


This Job Description reflects North Slope Borough's best effort to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.