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Posted: 09/12/2017

Zion Museum
Zion National Park

Zion National Park is located in southwestern Utah. The climate is generally HOT with daytime temperatures averaging 100 in the summer and 55 in the winter. Nighttime lows range from 85 in the summer to 30 in the winter. Minimal shopping is available in Springdale, Utah located (2) miles from Park Headquarters. Full range of shopping, medical, dental, religious and recreational facilities are available in Hurricane (25 miles), St. George (45 miles) and in Cedar City, Utah (63 miles). Elementary school (grades K-6) is available in Springdale with bus service provided. Junior high and high school is available in Hurricane with bus service provided. Dixie State University is located in St. George and Southern Utah University is located in Cedar City.

Archives Intern
Internship Opportunity
Springdale, UT
Open Until
Until Filled

Zion National Park, Museum and Archives Program:   Zion National Park also manages museum collections for Cedar Breaks National Monument and Bryce Canyon National Park.  The intern will process and catalog one collection of cellulose nitrate still negatives from Bryce Canyon National Park.  Work involves marking, scanning, housing the collection into archival materials for long-term storage and following processing plans for arrangement, re-housing and descriptive cataloging and writing finding aids and basic catalog records using SAA and NPS Standards.  The intern will prepare the collection for hazardous materials shipment to the Western Archeology Collection Center, our off-site repository for our cold storage.  Museum studies or archives management/digital preservation background preferred, but attention to detail also essential. Affordably priced park housing available within walking distance of work.   Located in Zion National Park, Utah. (880 hours = 22 weeks)

How to apply
Please contact the museum curator directly with a letter of interest and resume at Zion_Museum@nps.gov
Miriam Watson
State Route 9
Springdale, UT 84767

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