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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:

Fort Garland Museum Education Intern - Spring 2023

Internship Location: Fort Garland, 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.

Open until filled

Desired Schedule: 5 - 10 hours/week (minimum of 150 hours) January - April, 2023. The intern will need to be available on Fridays and some weekdays. Interns will also need to be available for one full week (March 20 - 24, 2023) during spring break camp.

Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center Education Internship - Spring 2023.docx_0.pdf

 

Historic Landscape Design & Education Internship

Internship Location: Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin, Leadville, 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: Open until filled

Desired Schedule: 300 hours total Spring and or Summer 2023 (schedule TBD by intern and supervisor)

Historic Landscape Design & Education Internship - Spring 2023.docx.pdf

 

USS Colorado Submarine Association Internship in Military History

USS Colorado Submarine Association Internship in Military History
Internship Location: Hybrid remote/on location at the History Colorado Center, Denver, 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 and will be issued upon completion of theinternship. Qualified candidates may receive academic credit through their college or university.
Apply By: 5pm Mountain Time 2/17/2023

USS Colorado Submarine Association Internship in Military History - 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.

 

Fellowships


 

Digitization Diversity Fellowship

Where: Denver, CO
When: September 2022 – December 2022 (16 hours/week; Not to Exceed 256 hours)
Rate: $18/hour
Terms: Part time, no benefits or PTO
Application Deadline: September 16, 2022