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.
Programs Intern Responsibilities
This semester, API is seeking an intern to help with special programming to celebrate our 40th anniversary. The intern will assist with our on-site community digitizing day, including outreach and communications, and help run the event. They will also assist with the creation of an Omeka digital archive of the materials digitized during the event.
The intern will also conduct guided tours of Paulsdale, the historic birthplace of Alice Paul. This will include explaining the history of the site and the suffrage movement to guests and engaging visitors in conversations around equity and gender justice during their tour experience.
The internship may include other responsibilities to fit the intern’s interests and the department’s needs.
- Knowledge of or interest in women’s history, in particular the women’s suffrage movement.
- Experience with or interest in archives and museum collections.
- Comfort working with web publishing platforms. Experience working with Omeka a plus.
- Effective communication and public speaking skills.
- Ability to maintain a professional decorum while working with the public.
- Reliable transportation to API’s location in Mount Laurel, NJ.
The Alice Paul Institute offers a flexible 9 am to 5 pm work schedule that will be hybrid remote and in-person. Some in-person work will be required at API’s location in Mount Laurel, NJ.