Jobs & Internships

Internship applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Education Curriculum Research Internship

Job Type: Internship (Unpaid)

Location: Washington, DC


Interns will assist the Education Department with research for online and on-site curriculum for grades 3-college. They will be required to adhere to Education Department practices and procedures.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Work with the Curriculum Manager to conduct web research in historic newspaper and other databases to identify primary sources for use in current and future curriculum materials
  • Handle student and teacher requests for research assistance for National History Day and other projects
  • Assist with creating, organizing and maintaining resources for and onsite  programming (including Learning Center classes, family days, gallery guides and teacher professional development workshops); then prepare select findings for publication
  • Raiser’s Edge data entry and analysis
  • Daily office tasks
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Interest in history or a research-based career
  • Interest in education or museums
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Familiarity with internet research methods and sources
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Photoshop and WordPress
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse and fast-paced team environment
  • Mature judgment, discretion and professionalism in communicating information and determining reliability of sources.
  • Interns must be available to work 15-20 hours per week, but scheduling is flexible.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or possess unrestricted work authorization documentation


Application Process

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and two references to:
Newseum Human Resources Department

Please attach these materials as ONE document or PDF and name it FirstName_LastName.

Application Deadline

November 1, 2017

The Newseum and Newseum Institute are Equal Opportunity Employers.