Communications and Marketing Internship (Spring 2021)

This position will work remotely for the duration of the internship; applicant must have reliable access to internet. Communication between Intern and NWHM staff will be conducted via telephone, email, and video conferencing.

The National Women's History Museum is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and detail-oriented intern to assist with the Museum's external affairs, communications, and marketing efforts.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Assist with writing, editing, and proofing editorial content for various audiences, including social media, print, and website
  • Support development of communications and marketing collateral
  • Conduct research that supports institutional communications and outreach, including programs, audience development, and partnerships
  • Assist with the development of the Museum’s quarterly magazine, A Different Point of View
  • Assist with the development of the Museum’s e-newsletters
  • Develop reports and information about social media and web analytics
  • Use media database to build lists and track publication efforts
  • Assist with the creation of infographics and other graphic content for social media
  • Collaborate with Museum staff on ideas for programmatic and communications-related content


  • Current or recent upper-level undergraduate student in marketing, public relations, creative writing, or related field
  • Excellent attention to detail, and strong interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills
  • Knowledgeable about AP Style
  • Ability to conduct verifiable online research
  • Proficient in various software platforms, including Microsoft Word, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
  • Graphic design experience and proficiency in Adobe PhotoShop and Canva a plus.
  • Must be motivated to work independently 
  • Passion for our mission and commitment to women’s representation and equality.

The internship will run between January 2021 and April 2021. Candidate must be able to work 20 hours per week for a total of 200 work hours over the course of the internship. Intern will receive a stipend of $1,000. 

To be considered for this position, you must fill out an application form and submit a resume, letter of interest (in Word or PDF), and a writing sample that best showcases your qualifications for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Applications must be submitted by 9 am ET on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.

Interviews will be held in early December, and a selection will be made by December 21.  

No phone calls, please. 



The National Women’s History Museum considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with federal law. In addition, the National Women’s History Museum complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it operates. The National Women’s History Museum also provides “reasonable accommodations” to qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. All interested individuals, regardless of background, are encouraged to apply.