The MacArthur Memorial offers unpaid internships to qualified candidates. The main prerequisite is a passion for history, and students with an interest in education, marketing, archival work, exhibit planning, podcasting and/or web design are encouraged to apply.
The Memorial offers a small number of internships in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Internships are offered in the following areas.
Catalog books, maps, photographs and documents
Create inventories and finding aids for future researchers
Scan and document photographs and other materials
Write articles for the Memorial’s E-Newsletter
Assist in creating new education programs
Assist in the production of the Memorial’s monthly Podcast
Cataloging collection items
Researching selected artifacts, photographs, etc.
Competitive candidates will have an interest in history and museum operations, and will be able to commit to a work schedule of at least 10 hours a week. Competitive candidates will also possess:
Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
Basic knowledge of U.S. and/or World History 1861-1964
Internships are open to current college students, recent graduates, and graduate students.
How To Apply
Interested in applying? You will need the following: