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Internships & Fellowships

History Colorado is committed to providing hands-on learning and career experience through our internship program. Interns have the opportunity to work closely with museum professionals on a variety of projects to gain practical training in museum work.

Internships



Currently Available Internships:

History Colorado Center School Programs Internship

Internship Location: History Colorado Center, Denver, CO

Stipend: Intern will receive a stipend of $4,000. The stipend is not salary or compensation. The stipend is meant to support study and research during the tenure of the appointment and will be issued in (4) installments.

Qualified candidates may receive academic credit through their college or university. *Check with your school's Internship Coordinator BEFORE accepting the hiring offer to determine if this position satisfies the criteria for receiving academic credit.

Desired Schedule: 10 hours/week (Monday-Friday) October 1, 2024 through the end of May 2025 (specific dates and times TBD by intern and supervisor).

Application due: September 10, 2024

School Programs Internship - 2024-2025.docx.pdf

 

Internship FAQs

Where can you intern?

Interns are assigned to museum departments based on the department's need and the educational background, experience, and interests of the intern.
 

Who can apply?

History Colorado welcomes candidates that are high school, college level students, recent graduates, graduate students, postgraduates, and professionals. Please check the application instructions for eligibility for each specific internship as they do vary.
 

Benefits for History Colorado interns

All interns are recognized at an annual party for hours contributed during the previous year.

Interns receive a 10% discount in the Museum Store while wearing their badge.

Interns who volunteer 25 hours are eligible for a History Colorado Membership with a 20% discount.

Interns receive reduced parking rates at the Cultural Center Parking Garage while volunteering.
 

Additional Questions?

Please e-mail us if you have additional questions.

 

Fellowships


 

Native American and Indigenous Collection Fellowship

Internship Location: History Colorado Center, Denver, CO

Stipend: $5,000. The stipend is not salary or compensation. The stipend is meant to support study and research during the tenure of the appointment and will be issued in three installments.

Desired Schedule: 180-200 hours (September to December). Tuesday and Wednesdays preferred, with the option to work remotely one day during the week.

Application due: August 16, 2024