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Fall 2013 Internship Opportunities STILL AVAILABLE

All positions are based at the History Museum in Saint Paul, MN, unless otherwise noted.

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation: Community Partner

The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is a nonprofit organization that has been working to enrich the community of Saint Paul and improves the lives of its people for over 100 years.  The Neighborhood Leadership Programs (NLP) at the Foundation develops the skills of existing and emerging community leaders.  NLP offers experiential leadership training for people at all ages and stages of leadership, fostering community service and action on important issues affecting people in Saint Paul.  In partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society, NLP has integrated historical exploration and activities into its curriculum to provide critical context and insight into communities. For more information about the Wilder Foundation see www.wilder.org and for more information on the Neighborhood Leadership Programs, see http://www.wilder.org/nlp.0.html.

Available postitions this semester are:

Community Leadership Programming Intern

Exhibits

The Exhibitions Department creates the exhibitions for the museums and sites which theInterns at Cohort Meeting Minnesota Historical Society operates for the purpose of engaging the public with history. These exhibitions convey Minnesota's unique identity through collaborative processes valuing community understandings and a visitor’s inherent capacity for creating personal understandings of the past. Exhibitions at the Minnesota Historical Society are a product of the interpretive arts, intended for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, and comprising storytelling, multisensory educational strategies, scholarship, artifact collections, the authority of community experience and cultural diversity. 

Hmong Exhibit Development Intern

Lighting Design Intern (paid)

Multimedia

The Multimedia Program develops, produces and implements multimedia for the Minnesota Historical Society's programs and exhibits.  Products include online educational and promotional video, distributed curriculum products, mobile experiences, interactive exhibit installations and immersive multimedia experiences.

Available positions this semester are:

Multimedia Intern