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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

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Digital History Center at Colonial Williamsburg, VA

The Digital History Center at Colonial Williamsburg is looking to hire ($11/hour) a few interns for the summer. This is a good opportunity for any African American students (or students of African American history) to get some good research and working experience. Interns will work collaboratively in a friendly, high-energy environment to assist with the coordination and implementation of programs in African American history, from inception to evaluation. Duties may include: conducting research, assisting with reviewing and editing of program scripts, treatments, brochures and interpreter...

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:...

Hampton Roads Naval Museum

At the Hampton Roads Naval Museum in Norfolk, Virginia, Meredyth Harrison (right) worked with the museum's education staff to give tours of the museum gallery as well as tours of the museum's largest artifact, the battleship USS Wisconsin.

Army Women’s Museum

Alexandra Kolleda (at left, standing in front of the Pallas Athene, the branch insignia of the Women's Army Corps) worked in the archives of the Army Women's Museum in Petersburg, VA, which focuses largely on women in the military beginning in the Revolutionary War and continuing to the present. Alexandra processed new accessions and organized and re-housed old collections. Her final project involved researching the disestablishment of the Women's Army Corps and producing a short video that will later be installed as a fixture in the exhibit...