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Summer Internships at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Transcribe an oral history; write a lesson plan; develop marketing strategies; work hands-on in our artifact and archive collection areas; teach a child the art of the "hoop and stick". The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is committed to providing learning opportunities and career-enhancing experiences to college and graduate students. Whether greeting the public on the front lines or working behind the scenes, interns take an active role in executing the mission of the presidential museum and library. Working with professional staff as part of a skilled team, interns participate in significant projects as well as day-to-day operations as they become familiar with the museum and library fields.

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, IL is looking for several interns to join our team this summer. Internships are available in Communications and Public Affairs, Collections Management/Registrar, Education, Event Management, and Oral History.

Visit our website at for position descriptions and application materials.

Internship applications will be accepted until Wednesday, March 8, 2017. All internship positions are unpaid.