Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

The National Guard Educational Foundation is delighted to offer internship opportunities in the museum and the library/archives. The internship program allows undergraduate and graduate students to gain credit hours, community service time, and practical experience.

For more information, please contact the Deputy Director, William Roulett, at william.roulett@ngaus.org or by phone at 202-408-5890.

Museum Internships

The National Guard Memorial Museum offers a museum internship for students interested in assisting with accessioning, displaying, and preserving materials relevant to the long history of the National Guard. The museum’s collection consists of books, uniforms, musical instruments, awards, decorations, period weaponry, almanacs, photographs, prints, and more from nearly 400 years of American history. Interns will gain collection management experience using the industry standard, Past Perfect. Interns will also give tours to individuals, families, and Guard-affiliated groups. Finally, interns will have the opportunity to create a temporary exhibit on a subject of their choosing.

Interested undergraduate and graduate students with knowledge of American colonial and military history are highly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume with contact information to Deputy Director William Roulett at william.roulett@ngaus.org.

Please apply before April 1st.

Archives/Library Internships

The National Guard Memorial Library and Archives offer internships for students interested in identifying, cataloging, and preserving printed materials relevant to the history of the National Guard. The library’s collection consists of books, periodicals, almanacs, personal papers, and documents. The Archives focuses on the history of the parent organization, the National Guard Association of the United States, and covers its history from 1878 to the present. Specific duties include cataloging, shelving, organizing, and conserving the Library and Archive items, emphasizing web-based finding aides and indices.

All undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in library sciences or archival work are highly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume with contact information to Archivist Kevin Brown at kevin.brown@ngaus.org.

Please apply before April 1st.

Museum, Library and Archive Volunteers

The duties and responsibilities of volunteers reflect the Internship program. With complete and due regard to the nature of volunteerism, the Museum, Library, and Archive welcome all applicants for service. Please join us in the NGEF mission!

If interested in volunteering, please contact the Deputy Director, William Roulett, at william.roulett@ngaus.org or by phone at 202-408-5890.