Higher Education

Higher Education

As a department of Montana State University, Museum of the Rockies offers a variety of ways for MSU students, staff, and faculty to become involved with the museum. 

Reduced Admission Every Day

Daily, $10 admission to MSU student, staff, faculty, & alumni with an ID.

Reduced Annual Membership
Current MSU students, faculty, and staff receive a 10% discount on all membership levels. For the current discount code, please call the membership office at 406.994.6054 or email members@montana.edu.

MSU Academic Field Trips
Museum of the Rockies offers free field trips or independent academic visits for students enrolled in MSU courses and special programming. Faculty and instructors must pre-register by emailing visitmor@montana.edu or calling 406.994.5257.

Internships & Employment
MOR offers a variety of internships for both undergraduate and graduate students and paid student employee positions. Gain career experience while contributing to the community. For current internship and employment opportunities, visit the employment page.

Student Organizations & Outreach
MOR serves as an excellent place to provide outreach to Montana children. Contact the Education Department at visitmor@montana.edu or by calling 406.994.5257 to learn how to become involved in school programs (both one-time and ongoing programs) and special events.

Projects & Research Internship Opportunities
MOR works with faculty in the Education Department at Montana State University to conduct research on learning in museums. Please contact Angela Weikert to collaborate with the museum.

Volunteer Opportunities
Whether your preference is helping visitors explore our exhibits, leading tours for people of all ages, working in our research collections, or preparing our fossils for research, we offer a flexible schedule and a wide array of opportunities for you to consider. Please explore our list of volunteer roles to see if one inspires you!