Rockpile Museum Association Internship

An exciting opportunity is available at the Campbell County Rockpile Museum in Gillette, Wyoming. The museum’s member organization, the Rockpile Museum Association, is offering a paid internship opportunity for graduate level students who are looking at pursuing a career in the field of museums. This internship will offer a focus area of:

Rockpile Summer Internship

Collections Cataloging

This opportunity will instruct the intern on the components of Past Perfect museum software, including categorization and cataloging. They will also photograph or scan artifacts, photographs, and documents, and prepare and upload records into Past Perfect Online. Proper handling, storage, and rehousing techniques will be taught. From time-to-time secondary duties will be required, such as front desk work, help with special events, tour groups, and other small projects deemed necessary by CCRM staff. The purpose is to expose interns to many elements of museum work. Ideas for projects are welcomed. 

The intern must be self-motivated, work independently, willing to learn and be able to work 40 hours a week. With makeup hours to be scheduled if taking time off during the standard work week Monday-Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm.

Other Requirements:

Transportation will not be provided; intern must acquire their own transportation.

The intern will be required to attend all RMA Board meetings, 3rd Thursday of the month at 2:30pm, held at the CCRM.

Payments will be issued via check every month as needed.

A written and oral final report will be presented to the RMA and the general public at the end of the internship, featuring what was learned and any special projects the intern has taken on during their time with the CCRM.

This is a paid internship opportunity with the following benefits:

Paid housing for the 10-12 week duration of internship. June-August, 2023.  Intern may begin in late May depending on housing availability.  

Paid membership to a variety of organizations including:

*3-month pass to Campbell County Rec Center

*1-year membership to Campbell County Historical Society

*1-year membership to the Pumpkin Buttes Archeological Society

*1-year membership to the Rockpile Museum Association

*Tickets to a variety of activities and places of interest

And a monthly stipend of $700

To Apply:

Fill out the Internship Application which can be downloaded below.  Submit all required documents:

Email is preferred:

Rockpile Museum Association

Summer Internship Program

900 W. 2nd Street

Gillette, WY 82716

March 20, 2023

RMA Internship Application 2023 (DOCX)

RMA Internship Application 2023 (PDF)

Internship Brochure 2023

Contact the Rockpile Museum staff at (307) 682-5723 or via email at