Goucher Intern Fellowships can help students offset the cost of unpaid or low paid, high cost summer internships. Students may apply for awards ($2,500 for domestic internships and $4,000 for international internships) to support these internships. Application deadline is April 21st at 5 p.m. The application can be found at www.goucher.edu/internfellowship.
Deadline: March 6th, 2015
The National Electronics Museum in Linthicum, MD is seeking a temporary part-time Museum Educator. This is an approximately 8 week position to start in April and work through the end of May. The job will require some evening and weekend commitments.
The Museum Educator manages and delivers educational and outreach programs, oversees scheduling of group tours and docents, conducts tours, and helps to maintain the Museum’s social media presence. Requirements: Broad knowledge of science and informal science education, ability to communicate with a range of ages and interests, ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with staff and volunteers at all levels, excellent verbal and written communication skills and must be highly organized, motivated and able to manage multiple projects.
To apply, e-mail resume and cover letter to nem.education(at)gmail.com by March 6th.
A part-time opening for a Staff Researcher has opened at the Maryland State Archives. The position is for 6 months, and relates to the Maryland 400 project (more information can be found on the project’s blog). Candidates must possess or be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in history. View more information and apply for the position here.
The Office of the Historian at the U.S. Department of State is looking for some assistance with a research project on U.S.-Italian relations during the Great War. It would involve a day, or perhaps two half-days, of research at the National Archives in College Park, MD, to take place probably during November. Not only would this provide valuable experience in using the National Archives, and using archives in general, it would also give you the opportunity to add to your resume the title, “Research Assistant, U.S. Department of State”. If you are interested and expect to have the time later this fall, please contact Professor Evan Dawley for more information.
Fall 2014 National Archive Internships – College Park, MD
Application Deadline: September 15th, 2014
The National Archives in College Park are looking for reference and processing interns for the Fall. The application deadline has been extended to September 15th. For more information on positions and details about applying, see this flyer.
Additionally, the National Archives generally hosts internships year-round in both its College Park and Washington, D.C sites. Details on current opportunities and deadlines can be found on their website.
2013 Strathmore Summer Internships – North Bethesda, Maryland
Application Deadline: March 3, 2014
College and graduate students interested in an arts management career are encouraged to apply for a summer internship at Strathmore. The Internship Program at Strathmore is designed to provide a professional and meaningful experience in arts management for students who wish to pursue further study or employment in the not-for-profit arts field. Internships may be based in any of the following departments: development, education, event planning, historic tours, marketing and communications, programming, and visual arts.
Strathmore also offers internships during the semester. For more information, visit its main website.
National Park Service – Historic Preservation Summer Internships
Deadline: February 28th, 2014
The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Council for Preservation Education, is announcing their historic preservation internships for summer 2014. The program is designed to allow students in historic preservation programs and allied disciplines to gain an awareness of National Park Service cultural resource management activities and to provide an opportunity to work alongside professionals in the field of historic preservation. A variety of positions in preservation and related fields are being offered at the National Park Service and partnering agencies. For a detailed listing of positions, see the NPS NCPE Intern Notice for Summer 2014. Applications can be found on the National Park Service website.
U.S. Coast Guard Historian Internships
The United States Coast Guard Historian’s Office is looking for three interns for the summer of 2014. They are aiming at both graduate and undergraduate students with majors in history, archives, library science, information technology, communications, English, museum studies, and photography. For more information, contact Archivist Nora L. Chidlow.
The Library of Congress is hosting unpaid internships through their Knowledge Navigators Program for the 2013-2014 academic year. Projects are on a variety of topics and backgrounds, such as Japanese Monographs, Korean History and the Cold War in Asia; Civil War and American History; African and Middle Eastern History; Newspapers and Periodicals; and Comicbooks. For a complete document listing all available internships, click here.
Deadline: Early February to March
PennDOT’s Cultural Resource Management Program will offer internships in cultural resource management and historic preservation at the Central Office in Harrisburg Pa. and in Indiana, Pa. at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Interns will be directly involved in important research on the management, study and stewardship of archaeological sites and historic resources affected by transportation projects. They’ll also be exposed to the full range of job skills and employment opportunities in Cultural Resource Management through formal seminars and rotations in GIS, curation, archaeological field work, project assessment, consulting, environmental review, and National Register evaluation.
Our internships, part of the Department’s Engineering, Scientific and Technical Internship Program (ESTI) pay $11.54/hour and undergraduate or graduate credit may be available through your university department. Preference will be given to applicants with previous exposure to GIS, database management, and archaeological, historical, or historic preservation course work and field experience in the Middle Atlantic region. Interviews typically are scheduled in February and March.