Texas Memorial Museum (FULL)

Texas Memorial Museum, a part of Texas Natural Science Center, is a natural history museum located on The University of Texas at Austin campus. Texas Natural Science Center’s collections include 5.7 million specimens in the disciplines of paleontology, geology, biology, herpetology, ichthyology and entomology. For more information, visit www.TexasNaturalScienceCenter.org.

Interns will (1) develop natural history related educational curriculum such as tour program materials, lesson plans, and loaner kits; (2) maintain education collections; (3) teach the public about natural history topics at special events days such as Darwin Day and Family Fossil Fun Day; (4) conduct tours of the Museum to people of all ages and; (5) assist in other education-related activities.

*NOTE: This internship requires site supervisor approval. If interested please contact the site supervisor directly 

Desired Qualities: 

Interns must enjoy meeting and talking with all age levels, especially children; have an interest in natural science, particularly geology, paleontology and Texas wildlife; be self-starters; need little supervision once trained in specific duties; and be dependable. Training is provided.

Hours Per Week: 
10-15
Days and Times: 

Flexible (M-F, 8 am-4:00 pm); will include 1-2 weekend days per semester.

Address: 
2400 Trinity Street, Austin, Texas 78705
Contact Name: 
Christina Cid
Contact Title: 
Director of Education
Contact Email: 
ccid@austin.utexas.edu
Contact Phone: 
512-232-5509