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NWHM Internship Program


The National Women’s History Museum is seeking a Communications intern to assist with a variety of tasks relating to strategic communications and marketing. The intern will assist in the development of talking/message points, press materials, correspondence, reports, as well as the development and implementation of integrated communications plans.

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, the ability to multitask, and strong writing, editing and proofreading skills. Candidates should have a degree or be working toward a degree in public relations/marketing communications. Experience with leading social media platforms is highly preferred. Successful candidates will have an understanding of or experience in media relations, be a “news junkie,” demonstrate knowledge and understanding of integrated communications and an interest in implementing multi-channel programs for diverse audiences. Applicants must be aware of current and emerging trends in marketing communications. In addition, the candidate should display an interest in women’s history and/or non-profit communications. Experience using Meltwater media database is a plus!

A stipend will be provided. Must be able to work at least 30 hours per week. The office, located in Alexandria, VA, is accessible via the Metro. (Van Dorn Street Metro). Please submit your cover letter, resume, and 3 writing samples including a press release, blog post and long or short form article to smurphy@nwhm.org. This internship is expected to last 6 months.