Montana State University

Department of History and Philosophy

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

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

Department Chair

Dr. David Cherry

Internship Opportunities

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.

Paid internship applications are now being accepted for 2014. Early applications are appreciated. For more information on internships, e-mail Human Resources Manager Chris Searles.


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: Visit MSU website for more information, and contact:
 Courtney Kramer, Historic Preservation Officer,  p. 406-582-2260


Yellowstone Gateway Museum of Park County

Yellowstone Gateway Museum of Park County
POSITION I - Title: Museum Collections Intern, Yellowstone Gateway Museum
Supervisor: Registrar/ Education Coordinator, Yellowstone Gateway Museum
POSITION II - Title: Museum Community Outreach Intern, Yellowstone GatewayMuseum
Supervisor: Registrar/ Education Coordinator, Yellowstone Gateway Museum                
To Apply: Visit MSU website for more information, and contact Laura McCarthy, Museum Registrar


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 Daniel Zizzamia, p. (406) 994-5210 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 Placement

The Department of History and Philosophy has developed partnerships with the following organizations:

Butte Silverbow Archives
CM Russell Museum
Computer Museum - Bozeman
Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
Glacier National Park
Lewis and Clark Interpretative Center
Montana Historical Society
Museum of the Rockies
Story Mansion
Virginia City
Yellowstone National Park


Internship Application

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