Internships

Fairfield Museum Internships

The Fairfield Museum and History Center invites junior and senior college students and graduate students to apply for an internship to explore museum careers including curatorial, research, education and public history. Call 203-259-1598 or contact us for more information.

Museum Education Internship

The Fairfield Museum and History Center seeks interns in the Education and Community Programs department to assist with the following projects:
1) Education Programs for Teachers & Students
2) Public History Programs for Adults, Families & Children

The Fairfield Museum’s mission is to create exhibitions and educational programs that strive to make history personal and meaningful by connecting people with the complex history of this region and its broader context in the nation and the world. More information is here >>

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Christine Jewell, Director of Education and Community Programs through the contact form  or  by mail to Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road, Fairfield CT 06824.

Library Studies Internship

The Fairfield Museum and History Center’s research library offers an unpaid 12-week Internship for students interested in archives, museums, and special libraries. The intern will work with the library director on projects including processing new collections, updating finding aids, digitizing photographs and documents, and responding to reference queries on local history and genealogy. Other projects may be developed based on the intern’s interests and time commitment.

The Fairfield Museum and History Center is a regional museum dedicated to expanding the community’s understanding of its past through dynamic exhibitions and public programming. The library serves patrons from the local area and around the country with its collection of archives, historical photographs, books on local history and culture, and genealogical resources, and is the base for the museum’s exhibits and educational programs. Read more about the library here >>

Please submit a letter outlining your interest and background, along with a resume to Elizabeth Rose, Library Director, through the contact form  or  by mail to Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road, Fairfield CT 06824.