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Summer 2024 Internships at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Internships at the National Museum of African American History and Culture offer undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates opportunities to work closely with professionals and scholars in the museum field. The museum provides a dynamic learning environment and access to supportive mentors that help interns reach their academic and professional goals. Interns receive a stipend while they gain practical museum skills and program development experience in a variety of positions! Summer 2024 opportunities include:

  • Center for the Study of Global Slavery Curatorial Internship
  • Marketing Internship
  • Media Internship
  • Save Our African American Treasures Research Assistant Internship
  • Web Content Editor Internship

The National Museum of African American History and Culture will offer available internships as either virtual (online and remote), hybrid (virtual with the opportunity for 1-2 days onsite a week as scheduled), or onsite (entire internship to occur at The National Museum of African American History and Culture or other Smithsonian facilities) experiences.

How to Apply

To apply, you must submit the following materials to SOLAA no later than February 15, 2024:

  • Completed internship program application form through SOLAA. Be able to answer all questions provided when applying. 
  • A resume listing relevant courses, previous experience, and special skills.
  • A personal essay mentioning specific internship opportunities that interest you, a brief personal statement, and outline of career goals (use this to tell us how the internship will advance your academic/career goals).
  • Academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
  • Two letters of reference that can speak on your behalf.
Contact Information

For questions or concerns, please call (202) 633-9013 or email NMAAHCInternships@si.edu.

 

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