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Employment

All employment opportunities with the State Historical Society of Iowa are posted on State of Iowa Jobs. Please visit that website for instructions to apply.

Internships

Are you interested in a career in museums? An internship with the State Historical Society of Iowa is a great way to build your resume and gain real-world experience within the fields of  history and museums.

A variety of paid internships opportunities are offered year-round, although opportunities may change from one semester to the next based on department needs. Please continue to check back throughout the year and search the State of Iowa job portal to discover new opportunities with the State Historical Society of Iowa. Internships are only available to students currently enrolled in a college/university. 

Summer 2024 internship opportunities will be announced in late February.

Please forward any questions regarding internships to museum.education@iowa.gov.

Volunteering

The State Historical Society of Iowa is looking for enthusiastic volunteers like you! Whether you’re looking for a one-time experience or ongoing volunteer opportunities, we may be able to use your help.