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Thank you for your interest in the North Carolina Museum of History! At this time, museums and other cultural sites remain closed under Governor Cooper's extended Phase 2 "Safer at Home" order. Our plans to open to the public remain under review and will be determined by the governor's phased approach to easing restrictions as well as decisions and recommendations made by the state Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, which oversees the Museum of History. We will continue to accept internship applications for the Fall 2020 semester and will keep you and our website updated as information is made available and restrictions are lifted. We appreciate your patience and look forward to the day when we are able to welcome everyone back into the museum!


Applications for Fall 2020 are now open.

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

    Stacey.Smith@ncdcr.gov

    Still Have Questions?

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