Cultural Resources Diversity Program lists the websites of and contacts
for other organizations that offer internship programs or that provide
information on internships and summer employment in historic preservation,
cultural resources, and related work.
American Association for State and Local
History: The AASLH
Career Center hosts a job board that
is accessible to members and non-members. Users can find new
job postings and post their resumes.
Atlanta History Center:
History Center/Museum Fellows Program includes paid internships
as well as graduate studies in museum studies and museum education.
Bureau of Land Management
Curation Center in Montana offers internship positions
for archeological curation assistants. Reimbursement
for meals and lodging will be provided. For
detailed descriptions of the internship and its requirements contact
Center at 406/896-5213
or email bcc_BIFO@blm.gov.
Archeology Education Internships: Camp
Whitcomb/Mason in Hartland, WI, is a nonprofit organization
working to educate the public about archeology through environmental
and outdoor education. Interns assist with education programs that
interpret archeological and historical information to school children
grades 4-8. Internships are available from April to early June and
September to early December and during the summer. For further information
about stipends and lodging or to schedule an interview, email: email@example.com
or call Scott at 262/538-1190.
Center for Contemporary
History and Policy:
The Chemical Heritage
Foundation, located in Philadelphia, offers
a paid internship in the summer 2006. CHF aims to preserve,
promote, and cultivate interest in the history of the chemical
sciences. The organization’s oral history program documents
chemical sciences and chemical process industries based on interviews
with eminent scientists, entrepreneurs, and business leaders. The
internship will expose the successful applicant to aspects of the
history process while concentrating on a few specific projects. For
more details, contact Ms. Rasheedah S. Young, Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Folklife
and Cultural Heritage: The Smithsonian
Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, located in Washington,
offers internships throughout the year. The deadline
summer internships is March 15;
there are no deadlines for ongoing projects the rest of the year.
Questions about internships should
to Arlene Reiniger, Intern Coordinator, 202/275-1180, email@example.com.
Center of Southwest Studies:
A core academic program of Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO,
of Southwest Studies offers Native
American Honors Internships to Native American tribal members,
including Native Hawaiians. The program offers professional
and part-time student internships.
Chesapeake Bay Maritime
As part of its educational activities, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime
Museum in St. Michaels, MD, offers the Kerr
Center for Chesapeake Studies Internships. Individuals
working towards undergraduate or graduate degrees in museum
or related fields are invited to apply. Internships are for 10-13
weeks and the Museum provides a weekly stipend plus housing.
Dallas Heritage Village:
Heritage Village in Texas offers an 8-week paid
internship in the summer 2006. The intern will work with the
curator of education to enhance educational
programs. For details and application information contact Melissa
Prycer, curator of education, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are due April 1, 2006.
The Federal-period historic house museum located in Washington,
DC, is seeking qualified applicants for interns to assist on a variety
of projects related to the collections, exhibitions, and educational
programs of the museum. Interested candidates should contact Karen
Daly, Director of Education, Dumbarton
House, at 202/337-2288, ext. 222, for more information.
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Embassy of the U.S.,
Lima, Peru: The Embassy
of the U.S. in Lima, Peru promotes a museum
internship program for American
graduate students of museum studies and conservation programs to
from July through August 2006. The program enables well-qualified
graduate students the opportunity to do field researchin
Peru and supports museums that house rich art collections,
but are greatly in need of skilled professionals. The deadline
for applications is March 31, 2006.
Visit the website for complete information or contact Vanessa Wagner
de Reyna, email: email@example.com.
Eleanor Roosevelt Human
Rights Project: The Eleanor
Roosevelt and Human Rights Project is a documentary editing
project located on the Mount Vernon College campus of The George
which collects, transcribes, and accessions material by and to
Eleanor Roosevelt relating to her post White House political
life. The Project is committed to offering interns a wide range of
archival and editing experiences from xeroxing to searching
repositories, from coding documents to assisting in web development.
For more information about the project and internship opportunities,
call 202/242-6717 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Everett Public Service:
Public Service Internship Program provides summer internships
in New york City and Washington, DC, at organizations and insitutions
dedicated to improving the world
we live in.
Federal Judicial History
Office: The Federal
Judiciary Center in Washington, DC, offers a paid internship
for the summer 2006 during mid May-August. Responsibilities will
related to the Center’s judicial history education project
compilation of judicial history reference works. Applicants must
completed an undergraduate degree, preferably in history, and
enrollment in a graduate history program is desirable. For details
on requirements and how to apply see the vacancy announcement
#06-08 on the Center website at www.fjc.gov,
or contact personnel at 202/502.4165 . Applications accepted until
position is filled.
On the e-Scholar
website, the Office of Personnel Management provides students information
on different internship, fellowship, and educational opportunities
offered by Federal Government departments and agencies, or partnering
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library:
Part of the National Archives' presidential library system, the
D. Roosevelt Library is offering three paid internships for
students in museum studies. The internships will begin in June 2005
and conclude at the end of ten weeks. Interns will be part of two
inventory teams supervised by the Museum Registrar. Each team will
inventory a discrete portion of the 30,000 object museum collection.
This internship will provide each intern with hands-on experience
in the creation and updating of collection records, use of collections
management software, and object photography. For more information
and deadlines, contact: Mark A. Hunt, Deputy Director, Franklin
D. Roosevelt Library, 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538,
845/486-7746 or email email@example.com.
Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Internships Program offers
internships at the Getty Center as well as other Los Angeles
organizations that include museums, visual arts organizations,
and local art agencies. The next deadlines will be February
and March 1, 2006; guidelines and
application forms for 2006 internships will be available on the
website in December 2005. Graduate
Internships at the Getty support
full-time positions for students who intend to pursue careers
in fields related to the visual arts. Completed application materials
are due in the Grant Program office by December
Hispanic Association of
Colleges & Universities: The HACU's
National Internship Program (HNIP) offers competitive internships
at federal agencies and private corporations to high-achieving Hispanic
Foundation: The Holocaust
Memorial Foundation of Illinois in Evanston seeks an intern
to support the Collections Management and Core Exhibition preparation, primarily through collections management
software. Applicants are ideally graduate museumstudies/public
history students. Contact: Bethany Fleming, Museum Registrar,
at 847-491-0905 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due April
Lower East Side Tenement Museum: The Lower
East Side Tenement Museum in New York City is seeking an intern for the summer
2006, May- September. The intern will assist in the NYC ImMigrant
Heritage Trail project, a web-based Trail featuring historic
museums, and cultural centers associated with the City's
immigrant/migrant cultures. For more information and details on
how to apply, contact Danielle Linzer, email@example.com.
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Martin Luther King,
Jr., Papers Project: Working
with the project’s research staff under the guidance of Stanford
history professor and senior editor of the King Papers, Clayborne
Carson, students work on an 8-week program of research on King
and the modern African American freedom struggle. The summer fellowship
program offers full time employment from mid-June through mid-August
every year. The project provides single student, on-campus housing
and a stipend. All application materials for the summer program
must be received by 1 March. Visit
Papers Project website for details.
Mary Washington College:
The Department of Historic Preservation provides job & internship
listings in the field as well as links to other job listing
Park and Planning Commission:
The M-NCPPC Prince
George's Planning Department located in Upper Marlboro, MD, is
seeking an intern to assist in a project to
rehabilitate and reuse a Rosenwald school. The internship can begin
in January 2006. For more information
contact Gail Rothrock, 301/952-3671,
Museum Resource Board: Lists museum
internships and other museum related resources.
National Association for Equal Opportunity
in Higher Education: The NAFEO
internship program places students with participating federal
agencies and a limited number of private corporations.
National Council on Public History:
Resources page provides internship listings and links to job
postings in the field of public history.
National Trust for Historic Preservation:
The Trust sponsors scholarships
and internships to work on projects in historic preservation
areas such as public policy, historic sites, law, community
and communication. The Emerging Preservation Leaders Scholarship
Program offers financial assistance to community leaders and
students of diverse racial ethnic, and cultural backgorund to attend
the Trust's annual conference.
New Mexico Office of the State Historian: The New Mexico Office
State Historian in Santa Fe, NM, provides internships based on
continuing projects of the office. Intern projects
are in the areas of research and interpretation, educational programming and community outreach,
informational services, and heritage preservation. Internships
part-time or full-time, occur for 2 months or more, and may include
stipend depending on the project. Current projects include the
Mexico History Web Project; the Legacy of Letters Project; and
Mexico Literary Map Project. To learn more about
available intern projects, contact the office at: firstname.lastname@example.org;
or by phone: 505.476.7998.
New York University: The History
Department hosts the Margaret
Sanger Papers Project which offers undergraduate and graduate
students a limited number of internship positions. Interns can select
from work on the Project's book edition or its electronic edition
of Sanger's speeches and articles.
Organization of Chinese Americans:
Internship Program provides work placements in the OCA national
office in Washington, DC, in federal agencies, and on
Capitol Hill. Various internships are offered in the summer,
spring. The OCA also maintains a job bank and offers scholarships,
click "Programs" for these options.
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Historical & Museum Commission: The
Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) runs a
Student Internship Program, which provides hands-on preprofessional
training for graduate and undergraduate students interested
in pursuing a
career in public history.
Internships occur in the fall, spring, or summer. Placements
with a wide variety of agency programs, both in Harrisburg and
around the state, are available.
Full descriptive and application material is available at the PHMC
PreserveNet: PreserveNet provides
a comprehensive database of reguarly updated internet resources
and professional opportunities in the field of preservation. The
employment page includes internships sponsored by NCPE
(National Council for Preservation Education) as well as other opportunities.
Resources in Art History for Graduate
Students: A website that includes a listing
of internships available at museums and galleries.
of Fellowships and Internships provides information and applications
for the variety of internships available across the institution
in and near Washington, DC,
including programs aiming to increase the participation of underrepresented
minorities in scholarly programs, research, and the museum field.
Application deadlines vary. The Museum
of American History offers positions in a variety of projects,
including research, collections-based, education and outreach,
graphic design related,
and management. In addition, the Smithsonian lists employment
the federal Office
of Personnel Management.
Strawbery Banke Museum:
Banke Museum in Portsmouth,
NH, offers internships in several areas for the summer of 2006,
museum education, historic landscapes/horticulture, curation and
collections management. Internships are awarded on a competitive
basis. Internships may include housing, stipends,
and field study opportunities. Applications are
due February 24th, 2006. For more information,
contact Michelle Moon, director of education, at email@example.com.
Student Conservation Association:
Conservation Association is an organization that places high
school students, undergraduate and graduate students in internships
for conservation service, cultural resources work, and urban-green
spaces programs across the country.
Upstate History Alliance:
History Alliance, a museum service organization
in Oneonta, NY, is seeking an intern for
the summer 2006. The intern will assist to collect information
update the database for Word on Women, a project of the NYS Documentary Heritage
Program, identifying archival collections relating to women's history,
and to work with UHA's Director and Program Coordinator
in planning and implementing various training opportunities. Upper
level undergraduates or graduate students,
with demonstrated interest in museum work are invited
To apply, submit a resume and 3 references to Linda
Norris, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org by April
Worcester Art Museum: Each
year, the Minority
Internship Program offers two, eight-week paid internships
during the summer to students in the Massachussets area. Interns
will be exposed to the variety of careers available in an art museum
by working with museum staff in each of the five major divisions
of the museum (Education, Curatorial, Administration, Marketing,
For a list of internship
opportunities with the National Park Service, go to the More
NPS Internships page of our website.
For information on scholarships
and fellowships for students and researchers, go to the
& Universities page of our website.
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