Community Partners

Alice Paul Institute

Under the supervision of the public programs manager, the programs intern at the Alice Paul Institute will have opportunities to learn about and strengthen their skills in public history, museum interpretation, and digital humanities. API works with each intern to assess their individual strengths and craft a plan to develop skills that align with their professional goals. 

Keywords: Public History, Museum Tours, Civic Engagement, Communications, Digital Archives, Events

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Camden County Historical Society

Intern will support the process of improving existing, or creating new, exhibits to improve the way local history is told. This is done through a variety of projects that student interns can work on to help improve diversity, equity, and inclusion across our site in-person, online, or through community outreach.

Keywords: Humanities, History, Camden County, Preservation, Community Outreach

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Center for Aquatic Sciences

This internship will contribute to the revision and creation of public and internal written promotional materials to reflect the diversity of the Audiences the Center serves and effectively communicate the integral DEIJ commitment embedded in our mission. The Center for Aquatic Sciences provides unique learning experiences that empower youth to lead the way in understanding, appreciating, and protecting the environment.

Keywords: Environmental Justice, Communications, Aquatic Sciences, Social Media

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The Colored Girls Museum

The ideal intern for The Colored Girls Museum is interested in working with a community focused arts museum committed to sharing, amplifying, and celebrating those often-overlooked – ordinary Black women and girls. An intern would assist with TCGM curatorial, exhibition, programming and provide ideas to engage museums audiences.

Keywords: Museum, Social Media, Black Studies, Girlhood Studies 

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Discovery Pathways

Interns are needed to help run and support Watershed Education Programs for youth and free Environmental Education and Adventure programs for families. Discovery Pathways is a non-profit community run charity based in South Philadelphia. Programs include free family fishing, community boating, birding, nature walks, and more. Some remote work is needed in website updates and designs, flyer and sign design, spreadsheets, data tracking, and more.

Keywords: Environmental Education, Research, Web and Media Design, Youth Programs 

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Girls, Inc.

The intern has the opportunity to plan and implement weekly programming with girls at local schools and community sites. Providing a safe and supportive space for all girls, as well as fostering an atmosphere of fun and learning while serving as a role model for youth is key. The intern will prepare materials and resources for each session, and work with a mentor to ensure practices that align with Girls, Inc.

Keywords: Community Uplift, Mentoring, Girlhood Studies, Leadership, Advocacy

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Mighty Writers

As an intern at Mighty Writers in Camden, NJ, you may work hands-on with students at one of our after-school academic programs, tutor kids one-on-one, hoist boxes at our distributions, hand out free books, take photos for social media, give flowers to moms on Mother’s Day … the list goes on. The intern will support student learning through many facets, and participate as a mentor for young people in the program.

Keywords: Youth Programs, Writing Intensive, Humanities, Community Uplift, Mentorship

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PA Humanities

The ideal intern for PA Humanities is a humanities-loving self-starter who can work both independently and as a team with strong communication skills, both written and oral. Familiarity with social media, Excel, photo/video editing, WordPress, etc. is also a big plus.
Keywords: Humanities, Social Media, Pennsylvania, Foundation work, Communications

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Philadelphia Magic Gardens 

Intern is responsible for providing interpretation for various audiences through gallery talks and informal conversation with visitors. They also assist with public programming, hands-on activities, and outreach at PMG and in the community.
Keywords: Visual Arts, Community, Urban, Philadelphia

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POPPYN

As an intern at POPPYN, you will play a vital role in supporting high school students on their journey to create thought-provoking and socially relevant video production projects. You will join our team and help guide aspiring young media makers as they explore social justice issues and produce impactful content.

Keywords: Social Justice, Media Production, Community Stories, Communications

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West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance / Paul Robeson House Museum

Internship provides an excellent opportunity for students to develop skills and exercise leadership critical to their academic career and to explore areas such as museum/historic site management; curatorial practice; research and writing for popular and professional audiences; and community engagement.

Keywords: Community Engagement

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