The National Museum of American History internship program allows a diverse group of people with innumerable interests, strengths, and goals to encounter an educational environment where they can work with and learn from professionals and scholars in related areas of concentration. The Museum offers interns of different backgrounds incredible opportunities in a variety of fields, from public relations to exhibition research to project design. Learning from knowledgeable mentors in the dynamic atmosphere of the Museum and Washington, D.C. area, interns enjoy an intensive experience as multifaceted as the Museum itself.
This Web site lists all of the internships available throughout the Museum and the steps necessary to apply. If you are interested in applying, please explore to get a closer look at the variety of positions available to interns at the Museum of American History.
The following are the application deadlines for all internships:
Spring: October 15
Summer: February 1
Fall: July 1
Late applications will not be accepted.
Applications will be reviewed after the deadline and only when all components are received. Please note: we do not accept rolling applications. See our How to Apply section for more details.
- Archival Science
- Curatorial Projects
- Exhibition Design and Graphic Production
- Museum Management
- Music Projects
- Public Programs, Education, & Outreach