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.

Intern

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

  • Photography Intern

    Fall 2020, Open
    Indiana State Museum
    Indianapolis, Indiana

    The Photography Intern will work with the marketing department to increase the consistency, visibility and awareness of the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites’ brand through truly spectacular photography. This position is located at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis. 

  • Museum Theatre Intern

    Fall 2020, Open
    Indiana State Museum
    Indianapolis, Indiana

    The Museum Theatre Intern will assist with specific tasks that pertain to the evaluation of theatrical performances, programs and experiences that happen at the Indiana State Museum. The Museum Theatre intern will be working on this internship during Fall 2020 when theatre around the world has hit a standstill due to COVID-19. With a pause on in-person performances the programming team will use this time to evaluate current theatrical programs, create plans for potential social distancing options in future theatrical engagements and work to create proposals and scripts with staff members for new performance-based engagement at the Indiana State Museum. This position is located at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis. 

Discounts

Free parking when interning

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

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Perks

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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Education

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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Contact

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