Give your education a professional advantage and participate in the exciting world of cultural and natural history, research, and education at the Culture and Heritage Museums!

With a variety of positions at each of our sites, The Culture & Heritage Museums (CHM) Internship Program offers students the unique and invaluable opportunity to apply skills and knowledge in a hands-on setting. In Education, Research, Archives, Living History, Event Planning and Marketing, students work alongside museum professionals, gain first-hand knowledge about museum career opportunities, engage in meaningful educational experiences, and establish contacts beneficial now and in the future. The CHM’s structured program and part-time schedule afford students the flexibility to experience a meaningful internship while fully engaged in college activities or part-time jobs.  

What interns say about their experience with us:

"There has been a tremendous amount of freedom, opportunity and responsibility. Staff…treated me like I was a member of the team." 

–Mara Mudd (HR Intern)


"It was an excellent and educational experience that will forever benefit my career." 

-Garrett Ray (Environmental Science Intern)


"There is a special sense of community at Brattonsville and they brought me right into that. When I think back to where I was at the beginning of the summer, I realize my horizons and skills have exploded."

–Jayme Benton (Living History Intern)

Application Process

 To complete your application, please submit the following to  

  1. A statement of purpose cover letter clearly stating the internship or project for which you are applying, your academic and career goals, personal interests and skills you could bring to a CHM internship 
  2. A resume or CV
  3. One letter of recommendation to be emailed directly to 
Please note: All internships are unpaid, but offer flexible hours to accommodate part time jobs.

By the Sweat of Our Brows

Join us as we demonstrate daily life and work for the enslavedon the Bratton Plantation. Come meet descendants of theAfrican-American community at Brattonsville as they sharefamily stories of their ancestors through the 21st century. Learn about on-goi

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