Summer Internships - Tri-Cities Historical Museum (3/22/2023)


The Tri-Cities Historical Museum’s Summer Internship Program offers (3) internship opportunities in various museum departments for undergraduate and graduate students. Each intern will receive a $500 stipend upon completion of internship. Internships will take place at either the Akeley Building (200 Washington Ave. Grand Haven, MI 49417) or at the Community Archive & Research Center (14110 172nd Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417).

About the Program: The Tri-Cities Historical Museum offers meaningful experiences for interns through hands-on learning, high-quality training, professional development, mentorship, networking opportunities and essential skill-building. Prospective interns should have an interest in the areas of: history, public programs, museum studies, education, curatorial, conservation, special events, archives, communications, community engagement, and/or digital experience. A successful candidate will possess: excellent written and verbal communication, efficient time management, and the ability to work well in a collaborative and creative setting.

Each intern will review and choose a department of interest and (1) project upon applying. Selected interns will be placed in their chosen museum department under the supervision of a full-time staff member. Click on the attachment below for more information on department projects, eligibility, and commitment.

For consideration, all applicants must submit the following:

TCHM Intern Application  Form
Cover Letter
(3) References

Deadline for application is Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023; 5:00 pm. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please address questions and application materials to: 


Erin Pilarski, Education Curator & Volunteer Manager
Subject Line: (DEPARTMENT NAME) Internship

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