Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington | Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum

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Want to gain valuable museum/public history experience while learning about D.C.-area Jewish history and contributing to a small organization?

Read about the experiences of former interns Rachel,  StaceySam, and Shelly.

Interns work in a variety of activities, including (but not limited to):

  1. Archives/collections management
  2. Research
  3. Education/Programs
  4. Outreach/Marketing/Membership
  5. Publications
  6. Website/Exhibitions

Since we have a small staff, there's a good chance you will be dabbling in all of the above fields during the course of your internship!

Interested? To apply, please send the internship application, along with your resume, a cover letter (no more than one page) detailing your interest in this internship and how it fits your goals, and a writing sample to

The writing sample can be whatever you would like. Some have sent academic papers. Others have sent exhibition texts, archival finding aids, or other materials they've composed for their classes, internships, or jobs. Anything is fine as long as it gives us a chance to see how you write.

The internship is unpaid. Number of hours per week is flexible; schedule will be during normal business hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday). Schedule must be consistent from week to week.

Any questions? Email or call (202) 789-0900.