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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



Funded Internships @ The Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA

The Valentine, Richmond’s history museum, is excited to announce three funded Summer 2020 internship opportunities.  We are accepting applications from current undergraduate, graduate and recent graduate students for the following internships – ·         Visitor Services/Wickham House Research Intern This intern will work on the ongoing research project intended to support interpretation of the Wickham House. ·         Education and Programming Intern The Valentine’s Controversy/History Intern will assist with planning, organization and development of the museum’s Controversy/History...

Summer Internships at Henricus Historical Park

Henricus Historical Park is currently seeking several talented interns for the summer of 2017. An internship with Henricus provides a unique opportunity to assist with research, management, and interpretation of the site’s resources, while gaining professional experience through hands-on training. It is an ideal learning experience for students who have a strong interest in history, education, or a museum career. Interns will be assigned to one of the following areas: · Artifact Cataloging – Interns will work directly with the Education Supervisor in cataloging the site’s archaeology...

The Valentine Summer Internship Program, Richmond, VA

              This summer The Valentine is looking for students interested in interning in the following departments: Archives Costumes and Textiles Finance General Collections Museum Shop Public Relations Public Programs Registrar The Valentine’s Bobby Chandler Internship program is generously funded by the Kip Kephart Foundation and the Henry Valentine Fund. A minimum commitment of 150 hours is required and an honorarium of $1000 will be provided upon completion. Funded internships are open to students currently enrolled in college or graduate school...

Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond, VA

The VHM is located in the restored and reconfigured American Tobacco Company Warehouse in the Shockoe Bottom section of Richmond.  With an average of over 42,000 visitors each year, the VHM is an important destination for tourists, Virginia residents, and for school field trips, with students from over 100 middle and high schools visiting yearly. The Virginia Holocaust Museum is committed to providing meaningful internship experiences to qualified applicants in a variety of fields. Ongoing projects for internships include: VHM Building Research Project Oral History Indexing Education...

Bobby Chandler Internship Program, Richmond, VA

Bobby Chandler Internship Program ( The Valentine’s Bobby Chandler Internship program is generously funded by the Kip Kephard Foundation and the Henry Valentine Fund. This summer, up to six funded internships will be awarded. A minimum commitment of 150 hours is required and an honorarium of $1000 will be provided upon completion. Funded internships are open to students currently enrolled in college or graduate school as well as recent graduates (graduated within the last 6 months) seeking professional experience. The deadline for...

Colonial Williamsburg, Paid Curatorial Internships

The Colonial Williamsburg Collections department is accepting applications for paid, 3-month curatorial internships. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and have completed at least two years of academic credit or currently enrolled in a graduate program. Applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. USA Eastern time, Friday, February 20, 2015. A curatorial internship at Colonial Williamsburg is a full-time, prearranged learning experience for students interested in a career in the decorative arts, fine arts, or history museums or historic sites. Mellon...

Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute, Williamsburg, VA

Colonial Williamsburg is accepting applications for a paid summer internship opportunity with our Teacher Institute. We are looking for anyone with teaching or history backgrounds to work with our teachers this summer and provide general support in the implementation of the Institute. This program sees over 300 teachers each summer attend a weeklong session in Williamsburg for professional development on how to use historical resources in the classroom. The internship will last May 18-August 14. For an overview of the Teacher Institute, see:...

Meadow Farm Intern/Historical Interpreter, Henrico, VA

Meadow Farm Intern/Historical Interpreter (IRC56282, closes 4/21/14): Ideal for students enrolled in History or Education. This is an internship position for college students who will work with the Division of Recreation and Parks at the Meadow Farm Museum, 3400 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA, to interpret, prepare and implement 19th century-focused public programs and events. The Intern will learn and interpret the general history of the mid 19th century rural live with emphasis on the Sheppard family; give guided tours of Meadow Farm's historic 19th century farmhouse; maintain 19th...

Surry County Historical Society, Surry, VA

Elizabeth Roach interned with the Surry County, Virginia, Historical Society and Museums, Inc. To read Beth’s description of her experience, go to the Society’s Newsletter and scroll down near the bottom for “A Summer’s Work” by Beth Roach.

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Anna Klemm gained valuable historic preservation skills during an internship for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources in Richmond. She completed a Multiple Property as well as an Individual Property Nomination for listing into the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places.

Shirley Plantation, Charles City, VA

At Shirley Plantation in Charles City, Virginia, Angela Walthall worked on maintaining and inventorying collections and designing new exhibits. She also worked with visiting student groups as a historical interpreter, and prepared an exhibit on one of the plantation's slaves.