Seasonal Positions (17) - Michigan History Center Museums and Historic Sites

Posted on 1/25/2023

The Michigan History Center is Michigan’s state history organization, dedicated to fostering curiosity, enjoyment and inspiration rooted in Michigan’s stories. We operate 11 museums and historic sites across the state as well as the Archives of Michigan, heritage trail programs, and the state historical marker program. The Michigan History Center is a division of the Department of Natural Resources.

For the summer of 2023 we are hiring 17 historical interpreters across the state of Michigan. These positions are opportunities to expand skills, gain experience, and work independently in a variety of public history contexts in some of Michigan’s most beautiful places. Submit questions and the DNR non-career employment application directly to the site contact.

The base pay for each of the 17 positions is $15/hour.

More information about the postings can be found here or at the link above. 


Cambridge Junction Historic State Park (Walker Tavern Historic Site), Brooklyn - 2 positions from late May through mid-September, 25-35 hours per week.
Hartwick Pines Logging Museum, Hartwick Pines State Park, Grayling – 2 positions from May through August, 29.5 hours per week.
Higgins Lake Nursery & Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, North Higgins Lake State Park, Roscommon – 1 position from mid-May through Labor Day, 40 hours per week.
Mann House, Concord – 2 positions from late-May through mid-September, 25-30 hours per week.
Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park, Cass City – 3 positions from mid-May through early September, 30-35 hours per week.
Tawas Point Lighthouse, Tawas Point State Park, East Tawas – 1 position from mid-May through mid September, 25-30 hours per week.


Fayette Historic State Park, Garden – 2 positions from mid-May through early September, 30-35 hours per week.
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park and Copper Harbor Lighthouses, Copper Harbor – 4 positions from June through August, 40 hours per week.

The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Arts and Culture Council

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Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721

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