Our museum buildings provide a rich opportunity for students in History, Public History, Museum Studies, American Studies, and other fields. Interns work on special projects based on their interests and the Historical Society’s needs at that time. Past interns have cataloged our military collection, inventoried our Victorian Home, conducted research for Ice House Museum exhibitions, and helped develop educational trunks for students.
Our staff works closely with interns to create meaningful projects that provide hands-on learning in areas such as collections care, preservation, database management, museum policies and procedures, and exhibition development.
Apply now for Fall 2015
The Historical Society will be offering several internships during the fall semester.
The Cedar Falls Historical Society has an opening for one collections intern for the Fall of 2015. This intern will work closely with the Society’s artifact collection and will organize, inventory, and photograph or scan artifacts for cataloging. She or he may also have the opportunity to learn PastPerfect museum software and assist with database entry. Most of the work will focus on artifacts housed in the Society’s Archives. Click here for more information and for application details.
The Cedar Falls Historical Society is offering two Education Internships per semester session. This internship is ideal for individuals interested in expanding their understanding of the field of museum education. Experiences may include prepping and setting up for programs, doing research, designing scavenger hunts, giving programs to groups, creating educational craft activities, and assembling educational materials. Click here for more information and for application details.
Please e-mail us for more information or to submit your application.