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This page lists internship opportunities at museums in Arizona.   The content of each listing is provided by the museum and any questions should be directed to the museum contact.

Additional internship opportunities may be found on the websites of individual museums and through MuseWeekly, a publication of the Museum Studies at the University of Delaware:

 i.d.e.a. Museum (Mesa AZ)
Area: Early Childhood Education, Exhibit Design, Evaluation, and Marketing/PR.
Description: varies
Open to: Current students and recent graduates.
Time period: varies
Length: varies
Salary: varies
Other: varies
Deadline: varies
Contact:  Ana Bentancur at

Amerind Museum (Dragoon AZ)
Area: Collections
Open to: Graduate students only
Time period: Now
Length: 1-3 months  
Salary: None.
Other: Housing provided.

Mesa Historical Museum (Mesa AZ)
Area: Collections
Description: We are seeking someone to scan old photos, documents, yearbooks, etc and enter them into our database. Intern may also be involved in other aspects of collection including the migration of collections to new storage, participate in exhibit set up and other duties relative to collections.
Time period: Now
Length: 3-6 months
Salary: None

Sharlot Hall Museum (Prescott AZ)
Area: Education
Description: Help to develop and carry out children, family and adult programs during the summer season, learn about and support the work of museum volunteers, and engage daily with a range of visitors and guests to the museum. Intern will also assist with other museum and department duties, including researching and writing for public audiences
Length: see below
Time Period: May 24-August 20, 2021
Salary: None
Deadline: May 10, 2021
Contact: Jenny Pederson, Education Program Manager, at

HD South - Home of the Gilbert Historical Museum (Gilbert AZ)
Area: Collections
Description: Intern will work with staff to carry out the care and conservation of various collections within the Museum.  The intern will help to contribute to any new exhibits taking place in the Museum.  This is a part-time position.  Intern must have reliable transportation and be able to lift 25 pounds.  Must have some weekend availability and be available at least 6-8 hours per week. 
Open to: college student enrolled in relevant degree tracks  
Salary: None
Deadline: May 24, 2021
Contact: Submit letters of interest and/or resumes to Denise Lopez at  

Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902,
Phoenix, Arizona 85082

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