Careers/Internships

Current Openings

Current open positions will appear here. There are no open positions at this time. We are always looking for quality candidates to fill our internship opportunities, please see the listing below.

Internship/Volunteer Opportunities

MUSEUM GENERALIST INTERN

The Lakewood Historical Society is seeking a Museum Generalist Intern to assist in all operations of the museum such as administrative, education, and collections management. This internship is perfect for individuals wanting to gain experience in museums and learn about day to day functions in a historical society.

Ideal candidates will be friendly, enjoy history and learning, carry themselves professionally, have strong time-management skills, and are organized.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Greeting visitors
  • Providing museum tours
  • Tracking attendance
  • Assisting with front desk inquiries
  • Assisting in research inquiries
  • Assisting in Collections Data Entry
  • Assisting in administrative tasks
  • Assisting in interpretation and exhibit installation
  • Assisting with special event planning

Interns will be asked to work a fixed schedule for a minimum of 6 hours a week, Wednesdays 1-4pm, Thursdays 1-4pm, and Saturdays 2-5pm.

Open to all, preference given to Museum Studies, Public History, and American History Majors and Minors. Applicants must be at least 18 years or older and have their high school diploma or equivalency. This internship is unpaid and available for course credit pending approval from the college or university.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Executive Director Greg Palumbo at director@lakewoodhistory.org

Subject line should read "Museum General Internship"