This is a ten-week, 20-hour-a-week unpaid internship, coinciding with the University’s ten-week summer session. Students can earn four credit hours. All students representing Truman in this internship program will enroll for academic credit through the History Department.
After being selected, the intern can work in a variety of areas at the Museum, including but not limited to:
- Living history
- Collection processing and organization
- Exhibit research, design, and development
- Event planning and support
- Visitor Services
Assignment will be based on each intern’s abilities and interests as well as the Museum’s needs.
Applicants for this internship should possess strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and basic computer skills, as well as an ability to work independently on multiple tasks. The successful applicants will be dependable, motivated, and resourceful.
To find out more about what the internship entails and how to apply, direct your enquiries to:
Dr. Jason McDonald
Baldwin Hall 226
MEET MICAELAMahaffie gave me real-world experience of museum work. I gained significant experience in collections, with plenty of time to experiment and explore with different methods. I found that I really enjoy the museum world, especially its variety.
History Internship Opportunities History Major