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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:

Cataloging & Digitization Internship - Spring 2023

Internship Title: Cataloging & Digitization Internship

Internship Location: Denver, CO

Stipend: $1,000 stipend. 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: 5pm Mountain Time 1/20/2023

Cataloging & Digitization Internship_Spring 2023.docx.pdf

 

Penitente Collections & Research Internship

Internship Title: Penitente Collections & Research Internship

Internship Location: Virtual/Remote

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

Apply By: 5pm Mountain Time 1/13/2023

Penitente Collections & Research Internship_Spring 2023.docx.pdf

 

Button Collections Inventory Internship - Spring 2023

Internship Title: Button Inventory Collections Internship

Internship Location: Hybrid remote/on location at the History Colorado Center, Denver, CO
(This internship will start as in person with the possibility for remote work after 4-6 weeks)

Apply By: 5pm Mountain Time 1/20/23

Desired Schedule: 120-150 hours total; ~15 hrs/week; Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Remote 10:00 AM - 4 PM; (February 7 - June 1, 2023). *There is the possibility to add an additional work day (Thurs) if desired, particularly for those seeking credit to 150 hours.

Button Collections Inventory Internship - Spring 2023 .docx.pdf

 

Curatorial & Collections Internship - Spring 2023

Internship Title: Curatorial & Collections Internship - Spring 2023

Internship Location: Hybrid remote/on location at the History Colorado Center, Denver, CO
(This internship will start as in person with the possibility for remote work after 4-6 weeks)

Apply By: 5pm Mountain Time 1/20/23

Desired Schedule: 15 hours/week (Wednesdays and Thursdays) 10:00 AM - 4 PM (February 14 - May 24, 2023).

Curatorial & Collections Internship - Spring 2023 .docx.pdf

 

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.

Apply by: December 16, 2022

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.pdf

 

Legacy Loan Internship - Spring 2023

Internship Title: Legacy Loan Internship

Internship Location: Hybrid remote and on location at the History Colorado Center, Denver, CO (This internship will start as in person with the possibility for remote work after 4-6 weeks)

Apply By: 5 pm Mountain Time 1/20/2023

Desired Schedule: 15 hours/week (Wednesdays and Thursdays), 10 AM – 4 PM February 1 - June 1, 2023.

Legacy Loan Internship_Spring 2023.docx.pdf

 

Penitente Materials Cataloging Internship - Spring 2023

Internship Title: Penitente Materials Cataloging Internship

Internship Location: Virtual/Remote

Stipend: $1,000. 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: 5pm Mountain Time 1/20/2023

Desired Schedule: 5 hours/week (January 30 - May 5, 2023)

Penitente Materials Cataloging Internship_Spring 2023.docx.pdf

 

El Pueblo History Museum School Programs Internship - Spring 2023

Internship Location: Pueblo, 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: December 30, 2022

Desired Schedule: 10-15 hours per week (minimum of 150 hours), 2023.

Pueblo School Programs Education Internship - Spring 2023.docx.pdf

 

Office of the State Archaeologist of Colorado - Education, Outreach, and Cultural Resource Management Internship

Internship Title: Office of the State Archaeologist of Colorado - Education, Outreach, and Cultural Resource Management Internship (Summer)

Internship Location: Hybrid remote/on-location at the History Colorado Center, Denver, CO

Apply by: April 21, 2023.

Desired Schedule: 150 hours, between May 6, and July 28, 2023 (15 hours per week, for 10 weeks)

OSAC EdOutCRM Internship-Summer 2023.pdf

 

Internship Title: Office of the State Archaeologist of Colorado - Education, Outreach, and Cultural Resource Management Internship (Fall/Winter 2023)

Internship Title: Office of the State Archaeologist of Colorado - Education, Outreach, and Cultural Resource Management Internship (Fall/Winter 2023)

Internship Location: Hybrid remote/on-location at the History Colorado Center, Denver, CO (travel & fieldwork potentially at other locations)

Apply by: August 18, 2023.

Desired Schedule: 150 hours, between September 4, and Dec 1, 2023 (15 hours per week, for 10 weeks) 

OSAC EdOutCRMInternship - FallWinter 2023.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