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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

Find current internship opportunities

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

Questions?

Please e-mail us if you have additional questions.

Fellowships

Find current fellowship opportunities below.

Museums & Digital Learning Diversity Fellowship

Internship Title: Women's History Museum Internship
Internship Location: Center for Colorado Women's History in Denver, CO
Apply By: 5pm Mountain Time 5/23/2021
Desired Schedule: Monday, Friday, Saturday, and/or Sunday availability, from June to August, 2021 (minimum 6/hours per week)

Qualified candidates may receive academic credit through their college or university.

Internship Title: Collections Inventory Internship
Internship Location: Off-Site North Storage Facility in Denver, CO
Apply By: 5pm Mountain Time 5/16/2021
Desired Schedule: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 AM – 4 PM from June to August, 2021

Qualified candidates may receive academic credit through their college or university.

Internship Title: Museum of Memory’s Public Access of Community Oral Histories and Audio Visual Internship (Bilingual Spanish/English)
Internship Location: VIRTUAL (Qualified candidates may receive academic credit through their college or university.)
Apply by: Review of applications begins May 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Desired Schedule: 10-15 hours/week TBD by intern and supervisor. May – August/September 2021.

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