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NWHM Internship Program


Commission Internship Job Description (General)

The Commission on a National Women’s History Museum is seeking applicants for several unpaid internship positions. Individuals in these roles will work closely with the Director of Research and the Executive Director of the Commission in a variety of capacities, spanning administrative, research, and social media responsibilities. The work conducted by individuals in these roles will contribute to the final Commission report sent to the US Congress in November 2016. The primary focus of the Commission will be to analyze future collections and programming, fundraising feasibility, site location, and governance structure, among other things, of a future national women’s history museum. The Commission will also be developing an ongoing outreach platform, a large component of which will be the responsibility of future interns as well.

Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, thorough knowledge of internet social media platforms, and prompt response time are essential for these roles. Interest in women’s history and strong prior research experience is preferred. Both on site and remote internships are available. Duration of internships will vary 2-3 months.

Prospective applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and two references to hmcgraw@womenshistorycommission.org. Please include information on availability as well.

Social Media Intern

The National Women's History Museum is seeking a Fall intern to assist with a variety of tasks including but not limited to social media (image rights acquisition/fact checking/helping to organize the editorial calendar) and light administrative assistance.

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills as well as the ability to multitask. Experience with organization or corporate social media highly preferred. A stipend will be provided. Must be able to work at least 20 hours per week. The office, located in Alexandria, VA, is accessible via the Metro. Please submit your cover letter and resume to programdirector@nwhm.org.