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.
College and graduate interns receive a small stipend.
For College and Graduate Students:
Please email or mail the following to the Executive Director:
1) resume or CV
2) a one-page cover letter stating interest and goals for a possible internship
3) 2 references (email and phone, plus title and/or how the individuals are known)
4) one writing sample.  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: 
1) an email stating interest and goals for a possible internship
3) 2 references (email and phone, plus title and/or how the individuals are known)
4) one writing sample.  Suggested examples: research paper, essay, brochure or poster design.
5) availability – hours/days of the week, and start and end dates
6) resume (optional)
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 on historic and uneven walkways, and use historic staircases on a daily basis.