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Indigenous Internship

Job IDF0-AD-9F-46-5C-E2
CompanyCanadian Museum of History
LocationGatineau
ProvinceQuebec
Date Posted2020-01-22
Posted Until2020-07-20
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryMiscellaneous
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Description
Indigenous Internship Program
Full-Time Internship - 8 months: Commencing in September 2020
Up to four (4) Internships - File number: 5000

The Indigenous Internship Program at the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum provides professional and technical training to First Nations, Métis and Inuit participants. The Program operates every year from September to April, with a two (2) week break for the holiday season.

The Program’s objective is to offer practical experience for Indigenous people who would like to broaden their knowledge and skills related to various aspects of museum work.

During the training period, Intern can undertake practicum assignments lasting four (4) to five (5) weeks in the following areas:
• Research
• Collections
• Exhibitions
• Public Programs
• Corporate Affairs
• Development and
• Museum Services

To be eligible for the Program, you must have a secondary school diploma or experience in cultural heritage preservation or interpretation within a museum-related work environment. In addition, the internship is conditional on passing a security clearance verification.

Financial Support:
The Canadian Museum of History provides a modest stipend, pays for some travel and provides training and facilities for the Program. Participants are encouraged to seek additional sources of financial support to cover living expenses.

To learn more about the Program, visit historymuseum.ca/indigenousinternship or
contact Gaëlle Mollen, Program Coordinator, at 819-776-8270 or gaelle.mollen@historymuseum.ca.
Start DateSeptember 2020
Education RequirementsA secondary school diploma or experience in cultural heritage preservation or interpretation within a museum-related work environment. In addition, the internship is conditional on passing a security clearance verification.
ExperienceExperience in cultural heritage preservation or interpretation within a museum-related work environment.
LanguagesEnglish
How To ApplyIF YOU WISH TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:
• A résumé
• A personal statement indicating how the internship relates to your experience, academic goals and professional development; and
• Two (2) letters of reference.

Deadline for Application:
You have until March 31, 2020 to submit your application to the Canadian Museum of History.

Please send your application by mail, fax or email to:
Indigenous Internship Program
c/o Coordinator
Canadian Museum of History
100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M8
Tel.: 819-776-8270 | Fax: 819-776-7110
indigenousintership@historymuseum.ca