Museum Education Internship (Fall 2020)

This position will work remotely for the duration of the internship and applicant must have reliable access to internet. Communication between Intern and NWHM Education 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 educational programming.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Assisting with developing educational programming for various audiences
  • Assisting with program implementation, including supporting educators in leading virtual program activities
  • Support development of resources for educational program planning
  • Conducting research that supports program and audience development

Qualifications should include: 

  • Current or recent upper-level undergraduate student in Museum Studies, Education, History or a related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills as well as the ability to multitask.  
  • Experience with historical content highly preferred.  
  • Ability to conduct verifiable online research 
  • Experience using Microsoft suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Must be motivated to work independently 

The internship will run between September 15th and December 11th, 2020. Candidate must be able to work at least 20 hours per week for a total minimum of 200 work hours over the course of the internship.

Interns will receive a stipend of $1000.  

Please submit a resume and letter of interest in Word or PDF form addressed to Liz Eberlein, Education Programs Manager, to [email protected] with the subject line of “Museum Education Internship”. Please note, your letter of interest will serve as your writing sample.

To be considered for Fall 2020, applications must be submitted by 9am ET on Friday, August 28th.


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.