2017 Internship Opportunities at the
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center
The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, located in Enid, Oklahoma, is a property of the Oklahoma Historical Society. Daily operations of the Heritage Center are governed by a nonprofit organization, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, Inc. Enid is located in northwestern Oklahoma, approximately 90 minutes north of Oklahoma City.
The Heritage Center provides internship opportunities for under graduate and graduate
students who intend to pursue careers in fields of museums and heritage management. The internship program provides practical training and experience in museum and non-profit practices. The internship program is designed to offer meaningful educational experiences to enhance the classroom study towards becoming a museum professional.
Three internship start dates are available each school year. All internships meet the CSRHC General Museum program outline. However, each internship is tailored to meet the student’s class requirements, hours, credits, etc. The completed internship application packet and written approval of the instructor and department chair is required one month prior to the beginning of the intended internship.
The fall, spring, and summer semester internships begin with the school semester. The intern will receive a stipend in the amount of $100.00.
In addition, there is a summer full-time work experience internship that meets the CSRHC General Museum program outline. Housing is provided in the student dorms at Northern Oklahoma College Enid Campus and the intern will receive a $400 stipend for meals.