Montana State University

Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172320
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

Tel: (406) 994-4395
Fax: (406) 994-7420
Location: 2-155 Wilson Hall

Interim Department Chair

Dr. Susan Cohen

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Internship Opportunities

Tyler Watkins

Tyler Watkins catalogues artifacts during an
internship in Yellowstone National Park.

Departmental Internships

The Department of History and Philosophy offers a variety of internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. Internships are designed to help students gain career skills within their field while also contributing to the greater Gallatin community. Many of the internships listed below may be completed by students for credit towards graduation.

Current Internship Opportunities

Gallatin Historical Society/Pioneer Museum Internship

The internship program at the Gallatin Historical Society and Pioneer Museum is available to graduate or undergraduate students at a college or university. Application is made through a personal interview with the museum director, email John Russell.

Buffalo Bill Historical Center

The Buffalo Bill Historical Center offers summer internship programs providing specialized learning experiences in a museum setting. They offer seasonal paid internships as well as volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

For more information on internships, please visit

City of Bozeman - Historic Preservation Office

Positions Available:

  1. Analysis of Floor Area Ratios and Massing Patterns within the Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District
  2. Research of potential historic districts
  3. Transition of existing walking tours of historic districts into a digital format
  4. Study of landscape design in historic neighborhoods
  5. Completion or continuance of “The Dots Project”
  6. Story Mill Precedent Study
  7. East Willson School Precedent Study

To apply, please contact Courtney Kramer, Historic Preservation Officer, 406-582-2260

Yellowstone Gateway Museum of Park County

To learn about current internship opportunities at the Yellowstone Gateway Museum, please visit

The Student Conservation Association

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is the nation's leading provider of expense-paid internships and service opportunities in parks, forests, historic sites and urban communities in all 50 states. Interns participate in programs 3-12 months long, during the summer or year-round.

Internship Contact Information

If you have any questions about internships, please contact Cheryl Hendry or Tadd Heichel or stop by the main office for the Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies Department, located in Wilson 2-155.

What can be considered an internship?

Internship Application

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