Simmons Internship Program (3) - The Henry Ford (3/3/2023)


Information on each internship can be found at the links below. 

The Henry Ford’s Simmons Internship Program is designed for current graduate students pursuing careers in museums, historical agencies, conservation labs or related fields. This internship provides participants with a great opportunity to gain in-depth work experience in a major American history museum.

Simmons interns are awarded stipends for a minimum 12-week full-time internship. Starting and ending dates for individual internships are negotiable. The Simmons Internship Program is funded by the Vera W. and Walter E. Simmons Endowment Fund. $14.58/hour for the internships (or $7000 over the 12 weeks). 


Organization and Processing of the Stumpf Office and Home Libraries
The Lillian F. Schwartz Archives: Collection Processing
The Lillian F. Schwartz Archives: Curatorial Content Development and Research

Three internship opportunities are available for 2023. Applications should include:
• A letter of application stating how your graduate studies, work and/or volunteer experience and personal interests qualify you for the specific project.
• A résumé or curriculum vitae (CV).
• Two letters of recommendation regarding your qualifications for the internship, submitted directly by the authors.

Students may apply for more than one internship project but must submit a unique letter of application for each. Duplicate letters of recommendation and résumés will be considered.

The deadline for application is Friday, March 3 (postmarked or emailed by 11:59 p.m. EST).

Please submit inquiries to or Sophia Kloc, The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029.

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