About Deadwood History

Haas Summer Intern

Reports To

Education Director

Hours & Schedule

12 weeks, May-August, 2018 (start and end date to be determined). Monday-Friday, including occasional Saturday (40 hours per/week).

Summary of Position

Assist the Education Director and Assistant Educator with the creation and execution of all summer youth events sponsored by Deadwood History Inc.

Primary Responsibilities

1. Help develop curriculum and host science, art, natural history, archaeology, and geology camps.
2. Assist with giving tours to school groups.
3. Interface with families and children.
4. Supervise small to medium groups of youth, grades K-7.

Secondary Responsibilities

1. Assist with special programs sponsored by Deadwood History Inc.
2. Other duties as assigned.


To do this job, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Must be enrolled in a college program
• Must be organized and deadline-oriented
• Must be able to relate effectively to children
• Must be able to teach youth
• Must have excellent speaking skills and stamina
• Must appreciate history and museums
• Must be willing to work flexible hours
• Must enjoy being outside.

Physical Requirements

Must be capable of climbing several flights of stairs daily. Must be able to lift 20 pounds. Expected to be able to sit, stand, and walk at least 8 hours daily. Must be able to see, speak and hear effectively (with or without reasonable accommodations).

Education & Experience

Must be enrolled in college or university for Spring 2018. Education or history experience a plus but not mandatory. Must enjoy working with children in grades K-7th, and be able to communicate effectively with children and adults.

Typical Equipment Used

Must be able to operate office equipment, including a computer, copier, telephone, and security system.


$3,500 stipend for 12 weeks of work.

To Apply

Please email cover letter, resume and references by April 2nd to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.