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UPCOMING INTERNSHIPS

Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project

Funded Internships @ The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA

Madison Automotive Apprentices Program, Harrisonburg, VA

Library of Congress, Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program

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116th Infantry Regiment Museum Internships

THE MUSEUM & LIBRARY Located in nearby Verona, VA, the museum’s collection consists of books, uniforms, period weaponry, almanacs, photographs, prints, collections of personal papers and documents from the French & Indian War in the 18th century through the War in Afghanistan in the 21st century. THE INTERNSHIPS Internship topics and projects are numerous and varied, depending on interns' interests and museum needs. All interns will have training and gain experience in using Past Perfect Accession Management software, guide both individual and group tours, assist in day to day...

Madison Automotive Apprentices Program, Harrisonburg, VA

Paid Internship ($10/hour) with the Madison Automotive Apprentices Program (MAAP) https://madisonauto.org/, https://www.facebook.com MAAP and JMU Library Digital Services are continuing an extensive digitization project to preserve and make available for research rare automotive literature, brochures, technical manuals, and more. History majors interested in digital collections creation and management, or material culture and technology, or historic vehicle restoration and documentation will be particularly suited to this internship project. The internship will include JMU Library...

Museum Exhibition Research Internship, Harrisonburg and Dayton, VA

  The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society & Heritage Center Museum (HRHS) is accepting applications for a research internship for the fall of 2018. (The selected intern could begin as early as August 6th if s/he wishes.) HRHS is opening a special exhibition on the surprisingly prolific inventors of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Between 1838 and 2016, area residents earned over 350 patents on inventions ranging from an 1838 “rocking churn” to a 1921 “Mechanical Nurse” to a 1974 “Pet House.” The Research Intern will help recover and tell the life stories of individual...

Museum Collections Research Internship, Harrisonburg and Dayton, VA

Museum Collections Research Internship, Harrisonburg and Dayton, VA The Heritage Museum, home of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (HRHS) is accepting applications for a research internship for the 2018 Fall Semester. (The selected intern could begin as early as August 6th if s/he wishes.) HRHS is a largely volunteer-run museum with a vast collection of artifacts and archives, but no curator. The Collections Research Intern will identify items of interest, research their stories, and develop mini-exhibit plans. At least one exhibit will be installed during the internship. All...

James Monroe’s Highland, Charlottesville, VA

Paid Interpreter Position William & Mary is seeking qualified applicants for the temporary interpreter – Tour Guide for James Monroe’s Highland, located in Charlottesville, VA. From Nancy Setz, Education Programs Manager: "While the review date says March 30 [2018], I am still accepting applications for the next few weeks.  I'm ideally looking for applicants who can work late May till early August."  $9.25/hour, see full position description here: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/31079 The Interpreters at James Monroe’s Highland are the front-line teachers of the site’s message about...

Museum Intern, Taylor County History Center, Buffalo Gap, Texas

Free, on-site housing available. Summer Internship: Mid-May to mid-August; may vary per student academic schedule Early Decision: February 16, 2018 (priority will be given to these applicants) Application Deadline: March 2, 2018 Mission Statement: The mission of the Taylor County History Center shall be to collect, preserve, and exhibit artifacts, structures, and landscapes of historical, cultural, and environmental nature of the last fifty years (1875-1925) of the West Texas Frontier. The artifact and archive collections shall be used for educational, scholarly, and genealogical research...

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Meaningful internships offering hands-on experience in the digital preservation of African American history and culture. APPLY BY MARCH 15 Details  $600 per week stipend  Need-based housing and transportation subsidy  12 weeks (35–40 hours per week)  Professional development seminars  Structured mentorship  Opportunities in Washington, DC, Alabama, North Carolina, Florida & Pennsylvania Students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Sign up online to attend an informational webinar February 5 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern. The webinar will provide an overview of the internship...

Historic Deerfield Summer Fellowship Program, Deerfield, MA

Historic Deerfield, Inc. invites college juniors and seniors to apply for its nine-week, tuition-free Summer Fellowship Program in History and Material Culture. Located in the scenic Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Historic Deerfield is the perfect place to explore New England and regional history, material culture and museum studies. Summer Fellows... Live in the historic village Explore history and material culture studies in hands-on classroom seminars, walking tours and room studies with Historic Deerfield staff and visiting lecturers Learn to guide and interpret in...

Cold War International History Project, Wilson Center, Washington, DC

The Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) at the Woodrow Wilson Center supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War, and seeks to accelerate the process of integrating new sources, materials and perspectives from the former "communist bloc" with the historiography of the Cold War which has been written over the past few decades largely by Western scholars reliant on Western archival sources. It also seeks to transcend barriers of language, geography, and regional specialization to create new links among scholars...

The Truban Archives, Edinburg, VA

The Truban Archives at the Shenandoah County Library and the New Market Area Library are accepting applications for a single intern to assist with managing our digital and physical collections. We currently have open positions for the fall of 2017, spring of 2018 (minimum of 100 hours of service) and for the summer of 2018 (minimum of 200 hours of service). The selected individual will receive a stipend equal to $1000 for each 100 hours served, up to $2000. All work would be completed at the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg Virginia. This Internship would focus on creating content...