Central Iowa college students are invited to apply for a WDMHS internship. Interns are accepted during fall, spring and summer semesters.

There are two internship types available:
Museum Studies Intern
Marketing/media studies Intern

Benefit of an internship:

  • Gain real-world work experience and develop and enhance skills in areas of program management, marketing, research, problem solving, non-profit management, museum management and interpersonal communication.
  • Receive academic credit

Position Description/Responsibilities:

  • Learn Past Perfect and assist with ongoing inventory project.
  • Assist with developing, managing and marketing special events and programs.
  • Offer basic office assistance, including database management.
  • Learn the history of the Jordan House Museum and Bennett School Museum and be able to assist with tours.
  • Interview local residents and create marketing posts from interviews.
  • Outreach to special audiences to promote and facilitate tours and special events.


  • College student seeking professional experience and/or academic internship credit.
  • Background or interest in any of the following (but not limited to): marketing, non-profit management, special events, journalism/mass communications, museum studies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to be self-directed and work independently.

For more information or to apply, please complete the online form or the application here