Internships and Community Partnerships

Internships and Community Partnerships

Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative (DAMLI) Paid Internship
The Education Department will offer up to two paid internships to encourage greater participation of groups who are currently underrepresented in the museum field. Recipients will receive a $1,500 stipend and will be scheduled for 8-10 hours per week for 12-14 weeks during fall or spring semesters (for a total of 120 hours, unless more are required for academic credit).  Candidates applying for this paid opportunity should review the information about DAMLI and include in their written statement how they would contribute a diverse perspective to the museum and to the field.
The education department may also offer up to two additional unpaid internships. Internship description and requirements, instructions for how to apply, and the application can be found here.

Hidden Towns Project at Old Salem
Starting in the Fall of 2018, there will be internship opportunities for students to assist with the Hidden Towns Project at Old Salem. This is a multi-year historical and archaeological project at Old Salem with the goal of telling the history of enslaved people in the community. For more information, contact either Dr. Lisa Blee (bleelm@wfu.edu) or Dr. Jake Ruddiman (ruddimja@wfu.edu).

Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Student docents lead small groups through the still life exhibit in the Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2013.

Reynolda House Museum of American Art internship openings (2) in Education and Archives & Library. See position descriptions and application deadlines on the Reynolda House website.


Historic Stagville Internships 
Historic Stagville is on the site of one of North Carolina’s largest plantations (near Durham). Student interns will interpret the history of slavery at the site and complete an independent project. Email Dr. Lisa Blee (bleelm@wfu.edu) for more information.


Job Opportunity: Körner’s Folly in Kernersville is hiring a part-time visitors services position. $8.25/hr, 34 hours/month. Contact Lisa Blee (bleelm@wfu.edu) for more information.


Other possible openings:

MUSE Winston-Salem 

Print, fill out, and return this form to the history department office for an Internship in History (HST 395)