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Internships - Vacancy Announcement

INTERN - Visitor Services

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Job ID:3007726
Closing Date: February 25, 2017
Location: Bismarck, ND
Salary: $12-14/hour
Status:Full-time, temporary

Anticipated duration: Flexible schedule May through August. Schedule will include some evenings and weekends.

Rate of Pay: $12/hr for undergrad, $14/hr for graduate students

Summary of Work
The intern will assist with daily management of visitor services programs including: visitor studies, information desks, meet and greets, volunteer management, responding to visitor inquiries, and scheduling group visits.

Primary tasks will be:

  • Collecting visitor data, administering visitor surveys, and reporting statistics
  • Assist with visitor services, meet and greets with the general public
  • Provide general information about the museum, exhibits and North Dakota
  • Assist with group visits
  • Providing support for the volunteer and facility rental programs at the North Dakota Heritage Center

Student Requirements
Applicant must be a student with major in Business, History, Marketing, Tourism, Hospitality, or related field.

To be eligible for a North Dakota State Government Stipend Student Internship, a student:

  • Must be a full-time student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical program in the United States, and
  • Must be able to receive academic credit for the internship, and
  • Must have a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale

Application Procedures
All applications for open State Historical Society of North Dakota positions must be made via the State of North Dakota Careers site. Paper submissions are not accepted.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Application materials should include information that directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and summary of work.

Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation.

Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application please contact Erica Houn: E-mail: phone: (701) 328-2327, fax: (701) 328-3710. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the Application Process or uploading attachments please contact or (701) 328-3290.

Anyone needing more information on the position please contact Beth Campbell at (701) 328-2674.

Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran's preference must attach Form DD214. Claims for disabled veteran's preference must attach a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran's Affairs Office with the application for employment.

Learn more about the State Historical Society of North Dakota:

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Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

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Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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