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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:

Museum Grounds and Maintenance Summer Internship

Internship Location: Ute Indian Museum, Montrose, 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. *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: May - August, 2024 for a minimum of 150 hours.

Application due: June 5, 2024

Museum Grounds and Maintenance Summer Internship - Summer 2024.docx (1).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.