Are you looking for a Museum internship? Museum internships are the best way to bridge the gap between going to school and landing a great job. Internships can also help you develop your Museum experience by learning the ropes from more experienced professionals. At the end of your internship, you’ll have relevant experience to help you decide if a career in Museum field is the right choice for you.

All internships are unpaid but may be taken for course credit as determined by the appropriate college or university representative. All interns work directly with museum staff. Hours available 9am-4pm, Tuesday through Saturday.

Interested in interning? Please send all request to Alison Costanzo, Executive Director at director@stcmuseum.org. 

  Serving Gas to Preserving History,  2018, Spring Exhibit Created by Amanda Helfers (Spring Intern).

Serving Gas to Preserving History, 2018, Spring Exhibit Created by Amanda Helfers (Spring Intern).

C U R A T O R  I N T E R N

Get experience creating an exhibition from the ground up! The Curator Intern, you will have the opportunity to  research and develop our next temporary exhibition.

2019 Exhibition Topics

  • Kane County and the Anit-Slavery Movement & Myths of the Underground Railroad in St. Charles
  • A Look Back at Titanic and the Survivors from St. Charles
  • St. Charles Boys School: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

 

C O L L E C T I O N S  I N T E R N

Looking for a more hands-on experience, the Collections Intern will learn skills related to database management, artifact records and objects to help document and track the collection.

 2018 Winter Shutdown, Amelia Deering (Winter Intern) suprivising St. Charles North High School Volunteers. 

2018 Winter Shutdown, Amelia Deering (Winter Intern) suprivising St. Charles North High School Volunteers. 

 
 Baby it's Cold Outside, 2017, Winter Exhibit, Created by Brigid Leavy (Fall Winter Intern).

Baby it's Cold Outside, 2017, Winter Exhibit, Created by Brigid Leavy (Fall Winter Intern).

E D U C A T I O N S  I N T E R N

A true learning experience as the Museum Educations Intern you will have the opportunity to design and create new educational programs. As part of your internship, you will also implement and assist with current educational programs that provide a meaningful, learning experience for our visitors.

C O M M U N I C A T I O N S &
A D M I N I S T R A T I V E  I N T E R N

The Communications & Administrative Intern plays a significant role supporting the Museum staff, allowing them an opportunity to learn and participate in key aspects of museum public relations (Press Releases, Newsletter, Marketing Materials) and operating the Museum social media accounts.

The Communications & Administrative Intern additional is a responsible for helping with daily clerical and office duties.