Internship Opportunities

Make an impact

The Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites offer a wide variety of internship opportunities for college students at all levels of study and in many different disciplines.


Advance your education

Our internships are typically one semester long and range from 20 to 40 hours per week, although in some cases other arrangements can be made. Internships may result in college credit, help to expand your education or provide you with job experience. To apply for an internship, you must submit an internship application and a current resume. All paperwork must be completed to be considered for an internship.

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Open internships

  • Whitewater Canal State Historic Site Programs Intern

    May – July 2021

    In the summer of 2021, Whitewater Canal State Historic Site is looking for a motivated individual looking for an internship opportunity that will allow them to build their skills as an educator and public speaker. As part of our mission, the site works to offer programs for both public and school audience to better enhance their understanding of this period of history. The programs intern will be instrumental in helping the site meets its programmatic obligations by providing an engaging guided tour while the boat experience is not available.

    Learn more by contacting:

    William J Dishman, Site Manager

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Free parking when interning

Discount at the Farmer’s Market Café and the Indiana Store

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Free annual membership after completion of 40 service hours; membership privileges include:

Free museum admission

Admission to all 11 State Historic Sites

IMAX Theater discounts

Invitations to members-only events

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Recognition as a valuable part of the Indiana State Museum team

Letters of reference upon request

Documentation of hours available upon request

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For information about these and other internships, please contact Charlie Shock, concierge and volunteer manager.