Internship Program APplication Process
Spring 2014 positions are now closed.
A complete application, consisting of the online application, cover letter, resume and any required additional materials must be submitted by the deadline to be considered a candidate. Diversity stipend applications are due along with your application.
All accepted interns are required to participate in monthly cohort meetings as a part of their internship experience, so please ensure that you do not have any conflicts with the dates below prior to making your decision to apply for an internship with us. Please note: All meetings take place at the Minnesota History Center in Saint Paul, MN from 4:30-7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.
Steps to a becoming a successful intern applicant at the MN Historical Society:
Step 1 Complete an online application by the deadline.
Step 2 Send the following (by the deadline) as attachments in an email titled with the position and semester you are applying for, to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- A cover letter detailing the position you are applying for, interest and qualifications
- A copy of your school transcript (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
- Any required submissions as detailed in the position description
- Stipend application (if you are eligible and plan to apply for one)
*Please note that applications are not considered and will not be reviewed until steps 1 and 2 are complete.
Step 3 Selected applicants will be invited to a screening interview with Internship Program staff.
Step 4 Intern supervisor will review complete application packages and decide who they will interview. If supervisors are interested, arrangements for final interviews will begin.
Step 5 Supervisor selects intern. Interns will be notified of the outcome of the selection process.
Step 6 Interns must attend Orientation to receive materials required to embark on their internship.
The Society is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for visitors, staff, interns and volunteers. Consequently, interns are required to pass a background check as a condition of placement.
For additional information, please check out the following resources: