Internships

The ACHA offers internships high school, college and graduate students, and individuals who are returning to study. Internships may focus on hands-on collections care, education programs, research, and general museum studies.  Projects will be developed in consultation with the ACHA’s Executive Director and other ACHA staff.
Note on-site internships require interns to be able to walk the entire distance of the ACHA’s 4-acre site, ability to walk and carry objects (up to 25 lbs.) on historic and uneven walkways, and use historic staircases on a daily basis.  
Documenting Untold Stories Graduate Fellowship – apply by March 15, 2024 for priority review. Total award: $10,000.

We are excited to announce an important project for 2024: “Documenting Untold Stories 1664-1827.”

The Albany County Historical Association, in collaboration with the New Netherland Institute and New York State Library will be conducting a survey and digitization project of Albany County repositories, identifying records highlighting the complexity of our region during this period. Of particular focus are records showing the complex interconnections between Native Americans, African Americans, and others in our region. The project is undertaking with the support of an Archives Collaborations Grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and collaboration with the New Netherland Institute and New York State Library.

Other opportunities (year-round):
Interested applicants are invited to apply year-round.
For College and Graduate Students:
Interested applicants are invited to apply year-round.  A modest stipend is avialable to cover local travel/meal costs.  Please email or mail the following to the Executive Director at info @ tenbroeckmansion.org (no spaces) with subject line “Internship”:
1) resume or CV
2) a one-page cover letter stating interest and goals for a possible internship
3) 2 references – contact information (email and phone, plus title and/or how the individuals are known)
4) one writing sample – about 5 pages.  Suggested examples: research paper, catalog entry, brochure or poster design.
5) if applicable, the requirements of for-credit internship (hours, type of projects)
6) availability – hours/days of the week, and start and end dates
For High School Students: 
Interested applicants are invited to apply year-round.  Please email or mail the following to the Executive Director at info @ tenbroeckmansion.org (no spaces) with subject line “Internship”:
1) an email stating interest and goals for a possible internship
3) 2 references – contact information (email and phone, plus title and/or how the individuals are known)
4) one writing sample – about 1-3 pages.  Suggested examples: research paper, essay, brochure or poster design.
5) availability – hours/days of the week, and start and end dates
6) resume (optional)