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Gastonia, NC 28054
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College Internships and Fellowships
The Schiele Museum's college internship and fellowship program is designed to provide an educational opportunity for students in the area of museum practice, research and programming through guided work/research experiences using the resources of the museum. An internship at The Schiele Museum is a prearranged, structured learning experience scheduled within a specific time frame under the direct supervision of Schiele staff and may apply toward academic credit.
Opportunities for Research and Study
Click the links below to learn about specific opportunities, as well as deadlines, addresses and other specific information regarding various internship programs.
Projects vary by department and past projects include:
  • Archaeology: fieldwork on prehistoric sites and artifact analysis
  • Education: assist with developing, presenting and evaluating public programs and workshops
  • 18th Century History and Backcountry Lifeways: researching and presenting living history programs
  • Aboriginal Studies and Primitive Skills: learning primitive skills and assisting with programs and workshops
  • Exhibits: fabricating and installing exhibits, developing databases for exhibitions, developing press kits and editing label text
  • Visitor Services: developing and evaluating visitor guides and giving tours
  • Collections: organizing and cataloging photos, monitoring museum environmental conditions and assisting with upgrading collections storage
Most interns work 15 to 25 hours a week. Some interns choose to find a part-time job to help support their stay.