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The North Carolina Museum of History has numerous internships available for undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates and young professionals. Each internship offers hands-on experience learning new or developing existing professional skills.

Applications for Summer 2020 have officially closed.

General Details

Details on our program vary from term by term, but here are some basic requirements.

Internships are within the curation, collections/conservation, education, marketing, editorial, and special events sections at the North Carolina Museum of History.

    Overall Internship Requirements
    1. Applicants must have at least earned a 2.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Some positions have higher GPA requirements.
    2. Applicants must have at least completed their first year of college before beginning an internship.
    3. Applicants must be willing to volunteer a minimum of 100 contact hours to receive credit in the museum internship program. Some positions require a minimum of 120 contact hours.
    4. Internships at the North Carolina Museum of History are unpaid, volunteer positions.
    How to Apply

    Interested candidates must submit an internship application, a cover letter, and a resume (an unofficial transcript is optional), as well any other materials required for specific positions to:

    Stacey Smith
    Internship Coordinator / Adult Education Programs Coordinator

    Still Have Questions?

    Contact Stacey Smith by phone at 919-814-7032 or by e-mail for more information.