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Internship Opportunities

  • Sargent County Museum, Forman, North Dakota

    Summer 2014
    Sargent County Museum is looking for a student intern to enter their collection into a Past Perfect database for a month or two during the summer. The internship is funded. They will also help find housing if needed. Contact June Frantzen (sargentcountymuseum at yahoo.com) or Dr. Smith for more information.

  • Enderlin Museum, Enderlin, North Dakota

    Summer 2014

    Enderlin Museum is looking for a student intern to conduct research for the summer. The internship is currently unfunded, but may have grant funding by the summer. Enderlin is within driving distance of Fargo. Contact Myrene Petersen (myrenep at yahoo.com) or Dr. Smith for more information.

  • Lake Region Heritage Center, Devils Lake, North Dakota

    Summer 2014
    Interns will be responsible for accurate and complete catalog records in Past Perfect, photographing collections, scanning archival documents, and assisting visiting researchers. Interns may also be asked to assist with special events. This is an unpaid internship but housing can be provided at the Lake Region State College dormitory which is approximately 1 mile from the museum. To Apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to lrhc@gondtc.com or PO Box 245, Devils Lake, ND 58301. Application deadline is March 28, 2014. Notice will be given to chosen applicants by April 18, 2014. http://www.lrhcmuseum.com/

  • State Historical Society of North Dakota

    There are several paid internships available in Bismarck. Though the deadline is past, contact Beth Campbell to see if they are still accepting applications. For more info: http://history.nd.gov/internships.html

  • Bonanzaville, West Fargo, North Dakota

    Bonanzaville is always looking for volunteers and good interns. These internships are unpaid. Contact Andrew Nielsen or Dr. Smith for more information.
  • NDSU University Archive, Fargo, North Dakota

    The NDSU University Archive is always looking for good interns. These internships are unpaid. Contact Trista Raezer or Dr. Smith for more information.
  • Germans from Russia Historical Collection, Fargo, North Dakota

    GRHC is always looking for volunteers and good interns. These internships are unpaid. Contact Jeremy Kopp or Dr. Smith for more information.

For more internship and employment possibilities, see:

National Council on Public History- http://ncph.org/cms/careers-training/jobs/

Association of Midwest Museums- http://midwestmuseums.org/jobs.html#assistUO

Mountain Plains Museum Association- http://www.mpma.net/jobs.php

Minnesota Historical Society- http://www.mnhs.org/about/jobs/index.html