Paid Museum Education and Communications Internship (Summer 2020) | National Women’s History Museum | Alexandria, VA

Education and Communications Intern

The National Women’s History Museum is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and detail-oriented intern to assist with a variety of education- and communications-related tasks.  

Key Responsibilities:  

  • answer inquiries from researchers and students 
  • manage the editorial calendar for all electronic and print publications 
  • conduct outreach to potential partner organizations and guest authors 
  • prepare content for social media, blog, newsletters, and the website.

Qualifications should include: 

  • Current or recent upper-level undergraduate or graduate student in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, museum studies, or a related field.  
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills as well as the ability to multitask.
  • Experience with historical content highly preferred.  
  • Experience using Microsoft suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Experience using Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube 
  • Experience using Canva or other graphic design program 
  • Ability to conduct verifiable online research 
  • Motivated to work independently

The internship will run between May 20th– August 13th, 2020. Candidate must be able to work at least 16 hours per week for a total minimum of 200 work hours over the course of the internship. Must be able to complete all work hours in the Museum offices located in Alexandria, Virginia.


Interns will receive a stipend of $500 to be used for travel, housing, and other expenses.  

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to with the subject line of “Education and Communications Internship.” Applications submitted without a letter of interest will not be considered.