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National Museum of American History Internship

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.

Designed around specific Museum projects, internships are available in the following areas: archival science; curatorial research and collections; design and graphics; jazz history and public programming; public relations and communications; museum management; music history and programming; education and public programs production; textile and paper conservation.

Contact Phone: (202) 633-3556

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Fall Application Deadline: July 1

Spring Application Deadline: October 15

Summer Application Deadline: March 1

Apply Through: SOLAA

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