Museum Education 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 Education staff will be conducted via telephone, email, and video conferencing.

The National Women's History Museum is seeking two (2) highly motivated, creative, and detail-oriented interns to assist with the Museum's educational programming.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Assisting with developing educational programming for various audiences
  • Assisting with program implementation, including supporting educators in leading virtual program activities
  • Collaborate with Museum Education staff on ideas for programmatic content and support development of resources for educational program planning
  • Conducting research that supports program and audience development


  • 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  Experience with historical content highly preferred.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 
  • Passion for our mission and commitment to women’s representation and equality.

The internship will run between January 18, 2021 and April 16, 2021. Candidate must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours (and no more than 20 hours) per week for a total of 200 work hours over the course of the internship. Interns will each receive a stipend of $1,000. 

To be considered for this position, you must fill out an application form and submit a resume and letter of interest that best showcases your qualifications for this position. Please note that your letter of interest will serve as your writing sample.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Applications must be submitted by 9 am ET on Friday, December 4, 2020.

Interviews will be held in early December, and a selection will be made by December 21.  Only applicants that are selected to interview will be contacted.

No emails or 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.