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“The Collections and Research Department of the Anacostia Community Museum continues to be thrilled to work with the interns from the WCSC on projects affecting the engaged documentation and exhibition of community history and heritage at the Smithsonian. Currently, the ACM is interested in internship projects focused on collections care and documentation. In support of ACM’s goal of providing the highest quality housing for, description of and access to it’s permanent collection, we are seeking emerging museum professionals to work with collections and staff to research and care for collections. WCSC interns have traditionally brought the highest levels of commitment, curiosity and professionalism to engaged scholarship to the Museum and we look forward to continuing to work with students interested in community centered museum practice.” - Dr. Joshua Gorman, previous ACM Collections Manager

Featured Internships

  • Glen Echo Oral History Project by the National Park Service – You can be a part of history by interviewing and recording stories of Civil Rights leaders who worked to desegregate the Glen Echo amusement park.
  • Department of Justice, Human Rights Division – This office of the Department of Justice was established to enforce a federal statute that protects U.S. citizens and work-authorized non-citizens from specific types of employment discrimination. Use whatever skills you bring, among graduate law students and DOJ staff; their greatest needs are in new/social media and outreach.
  • Legacies of War is offering an Advocacy Internship in which a motivated student with strong diplomatic skills and an interest in peace and public policy could get hands-on experience in advocacy and public relations at an organization that has already taken great strides in moving the U.S. to clean up cluster bombs and offer financial assistance in rebuilding.


Libraries & Archives

Research Internships


History Education

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