Internship Program

St. Croix County Historical Society offers several internship positions. For questions or more information, please contact our Museum Assistant Director Mary Lesher.

SCCHS is accepting applications through August 28, 2017.

 

Internship Position Descriptions

Marketing Intern

Position Description: The marketing intern assists the Marketing Committee with marketing and advertising projects for the Historical Society and the Octagon House Museum. This includes newsletters, social media, website, press releases, signage, and other marketing materials for tours, events, programs, membership and fundraising.

Ideal Degrees: Marketing, Communications, Computer Science

Hours: 10-15 per week

Status: Unpaid

Required Materials: Intern Application, cover letter, resume

 

Collections Intern

Position Description: The collections intern assists the acquisitions committee and the preservation committee with processing, storage, preservation, documentation, and display of the historical society collections.

Ideal Degrees: History, Archeology, Anthropology, Preservation, Library Sciences

Hours: 10-15 per week

Status: Unpaid

Required Materials: Intern Application, cover letter, resume

 

Museum Intern

Position Description: The museum intern assists with the operation of the Octagon House Museum. This includes tours, sales, customer relations, exhibits, and displays.

Ideal Degrees: History, museum studies

Hours: 10-15 per week

Status: Unpaid

Required Materials: Intern Application, cover letter, resume

 

Research Intern

Position Description: The research intern assists the research committee with research projects for the historical society, patrons, and museum. They work extensively in the collections of the historical society.

Ideal Degrees: History, American Studies

Hours: 10-15 per week

Status: Unpaid

Required Materials: Intern Application, cover letter, resume

 

Historical Society Intern (All of the above)

Position Description: The historical society intern learns the workings of the entire organization from the museum to research to collections management to marketing. This internship is ideal for those just starting to explore the museum and public history field.

Ideal Degrees: any of the above

Hours: 10-15 per week

Status: Unpaid

Required Materials: Intern Application, cover letter, resume

 

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An internship with the Octagon House Museum and St. Croix County Historical Society is a great way to get hands on experience in the non-profit or museum sector. Interns work with staff, volunteers and Board members on a variety of projects in marketing, research, collections, and museum work. Consider adding an accomplishment to your resume and apply today!

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