Internship Opportunities

Are you a college student or recent college graduate? We are currently looking for talented individuals for our internship program! Apply your skills to any of the outlined programs, or submit your own project idea! People of all backgrounds, interests, degree programs and skill sets are welcome to apply.

Business Development & Marketing Internship

We are in the process of expanding our gift shop and monetizing the Clark Chateau for future sustainability. We are looking for an intern with innovative ideas about how to tap into potential revenue streams. Duties may include: contacting and coordinating with vendors for the gift shop, identifying potential renters for events, developing advertising schemes, and office/ administrative work.

This position will remain open until filled.

Fundraising Internship

We are looking for an independent, self-directed intern to assist the Manager and Programming Director in finding potential community investors and grant opportunities. This intern will develop an understanding of the Chateau’s educational mission and identify individuals and organizations interested in funding its activities. Duties may include: grant research and grant writing, drafting fundraising letters, contacting investors, and administrative work.

This position will remain open until filled.

Historical Research & Exhibit Development Interns – Through March 2016

In April 2016, the Chateau will host 4 events surrounding the centennial of the Irish Easter Rising, focusing on Butte’s role in the event and the Irish War of Independence. We are looking for up to 3 interns interested in historical research to aid in the development of an exhibit about James E. Murray, a former Chateau resident and supporter of Irish Independence. The internship will also include conducting research about Butte’s role in the war, and the intern will work closely with the Chateau’s resident public historian and head docent.

Application Due: Friday October 9, 2015

Historical Interpretation & Education Intern

We are looking for interns to assist the Program Manager in expanding the Chateau’s historic interpretation, including creating wall signs, developing tour guide scripts, and conducting research about the history of the Chateau. This will also include developing possible educational programs to enrich the Chateau’s visitor experience. (Can also double as a Historical Research & Exhibit Development intern).

This position will remain open until filled.

Internship Requirements

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be enrolled full- or part-time at an accredited university, OR will have graduated within the last six months
  • Possess strong organizational and communicative skills
  • Have the ability to work independently and be capable of taking initiative on projects
  • Have a demonstrated interest in History and/or the Arts
  • Work well with others
  • Be willing to think creatively

Schedule & Compensation

Interns must be able to commit to at least 4 hours per week, for at least 3 months. Work can be completed at the Clark Chateau or off-site, depending on the type of work. Interns must consult with their supervisor at least once a week, either in person or over the phone, and submit weekly progress reports via email.

Internships are unpaid, but Academic credit may be offered. Unless otherwise indicated, all internship positions will remain open until filled.

Click here to download the general application!

The Historic Clark Chateau is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, or religion.