United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

2012-2013 Internship Description


Graduate student applicants preferred

Schedule:  part or full time, September 1- December 31, 2012, or January 1- May 15, 2013

Pay status: Unpaid, course credit can be applied


Project description and purpose:

This internship position serves project needs of the Global Classroom, which develops, coordinates, delivers, and assesses the impact of  multifaceted programs, exhibits, projects, and resources that reach general and targeted audiences at the Museum and worldwide.



Interns will have at least one substantive project extending through the entire tenure of the internship. The project will require some research, some level of analysis, and a synthesis the findings. The internship activities would include assisting in the development, coordination, and implementation of a variety of resources, programs and projects for both general visitors and target audiences, including some elements evaluative reporting. Speaking directly to visitors in a variety of capacities could be part of the internship, so interrns must be prepared to spend some time interacting with visitors. Some administrative tasks, including data entry, correspondence, etc., as with any full-time professional role, are also part of the internship.


Interns will have an opportunity to learn more about the history of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, our pedagogical practices, and how we work with various audiences.


Qualifications and skills:



These additional skills would be valuable:


Positions are open until filled. 

To apply, please indicate the term you are applying for, and send a cover letter and resume to:

Rebekah Sobel, Ph.D, Program Evaluator ([log in to unmask])

National Institute for Holocaust Education

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC 

Nicole A. Roth
Graduate Coordinator
History and Art History
(O) 703.993.1248
(F) 703.993.1251