Opportunities

Education Department Research Intern

The National Women's History Museum is seeking an intern to assist with a variety of tasks including but not limited to historic research, creating content, image rights acquisition, and light administrative assistance.

  • Qualified candidates should be current or recent undergraduate or graduate students in History, Museum Studies, Women’s Studies, or a related field.
  • Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills as well as the ability to multitask.
    • Experience with historic research highly preferred.
  • Start date is flexible. The internship will run between January and May.
  • Must be able to work at least 16 hours per week to total 200 work hours over the course of the internship.
  • Must be able to complete all work hours in the Museum offices located in Alexandria, Virginia.

Interns will receive a stipend of $1000 to be used for travel, housing, and other expenses.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to history@womenshistory.org with the subject line of “Education Department Research Internship.” Call 703-461-1920 for more information.

To be considered for Spring 2019 applications must be submitted by 5pm EST on November 30, 2018.


Education and Communications Intern

The National Women's History Museum is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and detail-oriented intern to assist with a variety of education- and communications-related tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • answer inquiries from researchers and students
  • manage the editorial calendar for all electronic and print publications
  • conduct outreach to potential partner organizations and guest authors
  • prepare content for social media, blog, newsletters, and the website.

Qualifications should include:

  • Current or recent upper-level undergraduate or graduate student in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, museum studies, or a related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills as well as the ability to multitask.
    • Experience with historical content highly preferred.
  • Experience using Microsoft suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience using Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube
  • Experience using Canva or other graphic design program
  • Ability to conduct verifiable online research
  • Motivated to work independently

The internship will run between January 21st and May 24th 2019. Candidate must be able to work at least 16 hours per week for a total minimum of 200 work hours over the course of the internship. Must be able to complete all work hours in the Museum offices located in Alexandria, Virginia.

Interns will receive a stipend of $1000 to be used for travel, housing, and other expenses.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to history@womenshistory.org with the subject line of “Education and Communications Internship.” Call 703-461-1920 for more information.

To be considered for Spring 2019 applications must be submitted by 5pm EST on December 7th 2018.