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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.


Currently Available Internships:

Geographic Information System (GIS) Internship

Internship Location: History Colorado Center, Denver, CO
Application due: November 6, 2023
Stipend: $1,500. 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 upon completion of the internship. Qualified candidates may receive academic credit through their college or university.
Desired Schedule: 1 semester (approx. 13 weeks starting the week of January 8, 2024) with a minimum of 6 hours per week (start date flexible based on the student’s academic schedule).

Geographic Information System (GIS) Internship - Winter_Spring 2023.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.