National Building Museum interns have the opportunity to work closely with museum professionals on a variety of projects. Summer interns are offered a variety of enrichment activities including lunches with members from all of the Museum's departments, field trips to other area institutions, and a resume and cover letter writing workshop. Gain valuable work experience at a world-class museum!
Interns should have an interest in the built environment and the workings of a museum. Interns can be graduate or undergraduate students, unless specified, but should exemplify professionalism, dedication, and excellent work ethic.
Fall 2014 Internships
Teen Programs Branding Intern
Internship Application Deadlines
Summer internships (June–August): March 15
Fall Internships (September–December): July 21 - Deadline Updated
Spring Internships (January–May): November 15
Please note: ALL application materials are due by the above dates.
Prospective interns are required to complete the internship application form.
The following items are required for consideration:
- A recent writing sample (at least four pages)
- Two letters of recommendation (Postal service or email is acceptable)
- Your most recent academic transcript (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
- A statement of purpose related to the department you are interested in
- A résumé
Please mail or email items listed above to:
National Building Museum
Attn: Volunteer Manager
401 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(No calls please)
Final considerations will not be made until all documents are received.