Currently Available Internships:
John & Jake Emery Family Research Grant
The John & Jake Emery Family Research Grant supports scholars who wish to pursue research and study centered on the Research Services Inc. Collection (MSS.1791) at History Colorado in Denver, Colorado. This generous grant from the Jake Emery Research & Education Support Fund includes funding for both the research period of four (4) weeks as well as subsequent travel and registration costs associated with presenting work at a conference. For recipients who reside more than 50 miles from History Colorado, the grant is $10,000, and for those who reside within 60 miles, $5,000.
Applications are due by April 14, 2023.Emery proposal_final.pdf
Trinidad History Museum Education Internship - Summer 2023
Internship Title: Trinidad History Museum Education Internship
Internship Location: Trinidad, CO
Stipend: $2,000. The stipend is not salary or compensation. The stipend is meant to support study and research during the tenure of the appointment. Qualified candidates may receive academic credit through their college or university.
Apply by: May 15, 2023
Desired Schedule: 5-10 hours/week between May-August, 2023 for total of 150 hours
Fort Garland Education internship - Summer 2023
Internship Title: Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center Education Internship
Internship Location: Fort Garland, CO
Stipend: $4,000. The stipend is not salary or compensation. The stipend is meant to support study and research during the tenure of the appointment. Qualified candidates may receive academic credit through their college or university.
Apply by: May 5, 2023
Desired Schedule: June - August 2023 for a minimum of 300 hours Monday-Friday
- 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.