Get Involved

The Museum depends on a dedicated and talented corps of volunteers, docents, interns, and fellows to supplement the work of full-time employees.

Featured Intern 

Nicole Kenney's internship with the Archives Center included research of the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Records and the Estelle Ellis Papers—Ellis was among the first to focus advertising to teenage girls and working women. Learn more about her experience at the Museum.

Internship and Fellowship Opportunities

Each year dozens of interns and fellows, working in a variety of areas, find a home at the National Museum of American History. Learn about the wide variety of opportunities to contribute to the work of the Museum as an intern.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to get involved and volunteer at the National Museum of American History, both on the Museum floor and behind the scenes.

Job Opportunities

The National Museum of American History employs people in a wide variety of fields.