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

This position will work remotely for the duration of the internship. Applicant must have a laptop with working microphone and camera, a telephone, and reliable access to the Internet. Communication between Interns and NWHM Education staff will be conducted via telephone, email, and video conferencing.


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


Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond to inquiries from researchers and students.
  • Conduct outreach to potential partner organizations.
  • Prepare content for social media, blog, newsletters, and the website.

Qualifications 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 using Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience using Canva, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Publisher, or other graphic design      program.
  • Ability to conduct verifiable online research.
  • Motivated to work independently.


The internship will run between June 3rd-August 14th, 2020. Candidate must be able to work at least 20 hours per week for a total minimum of 200 work hours over the course of the internship.


Interns will receive an honorarium of $500.


To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume to with the subject line of “Education and Communications Internship.” Please note that your letter of interest also serves a writing sample.


To be considered for Summer 2020, applications must be submitted by 11:59pm EST on Friday, May 22nd.