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NWHM Internship Program


Program Department Research Intern

The National Women's History Museum is seeking an intern to assist with a variety of tasks including but not limited to historic research, creating content, image rights acquisition, and light administrative assistance.

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills as well as the ability to multitask. Experience with historic research highly preferred. Must be able to work at least 20 hours per week. The office is located in Alexandria, Virginia. Please submit your cover letter and resume to employment@nwhm.org or call 703-461-1920 for more information.

To be considered for Summer 2017 applications must be submitted by April 16th.

National Women’s History Museum Fellowship in Education and Public History

National Women’s History Museum is offering a fellowship in Education and Public History. This program is open to recent graduates of master’s programs in history, American studies, or a related program, including those at the doctoral level.

This fellow will research and write content for students, teachers, and general readers based on topics provided by the Museum. The topics will vary across American women’s history. Content will vary in length, but will generally be between 200-1,500 words.

Those who wish to gain further training in education initiatives that reach the K-12 classroom, and public history projects that make historical research available to broad audiences should apply.

The Fellow will be based at the Museum’s office in Alexandria, Virginia, report to the Program Department, and must be available full-time (40 hours per week) for three months starting June 2017.

This fellowship pays $13,000.

Please send a CV, cover letter, three references, and a writing sample of no more than 1,000 words to employment@nwhm.org by April 16, 2017.