Windsor Historical Society is pleased to offer
internships during the academic year and in the summer
for college juniors, seniors, graduate students, or
recent graduates of history, museum studies, American
studies, archives management, or related programs. You
may be able to get course credit for an internship at
the Windsor Historical Society. The internships are
unpaid. The number of internships offered may vary from
year to year and depend upon the Society’s needs.
It is vital that the intern be able to work independently and
collegially, with accuracy and thoroughness, and to
present good writing and computer skills. Start dates
and duration for all internships are flexible, but
internships generally last 8-12 weeks or between 100
and 250 hours. Internships are usually part-time.
High School Volunteer Projects:
Volunteer projects are also available for high school
students on a case-by-case basis.
Internships are available in the following categories:
Education internship is available during the fall and
intern will work closely with the educator in all
aspects of museum education. Primary focus will be on
lesson plans development, school and camp programs,
family and adult public programming, research and
intern will participate in many aspects of museum and
library operations and will work closely with the
librarian. The objective will be to gain an
understanding of special library operations, archival
and cataloging principles, and to provide increased
access to the Windsor Historical Society collections.
The intern may process, arrange, describe, and preserve
manuscript and photograph collections; provide reference
and research services; prepare finding aids and
PastPerfect catalog records; and assist with digital
projects or exhibits.
apply, please send cover letter, resume, description of
experience, interests, and expectations to
Christina Vida, Educator, Windsor Historical Society, 96 Palisado Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095. A personal interview
will be scheduled after the resume is reviewed.
Preference will be given to candidates who articulate a
defined objective for the internship.
more information contact Christina Vida, Curator for
Collections and Interpretation. She may be reached
firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-688-3813