This internship will be located at the Ashland Museum in downtown Ashland, Wisconsin, and is sponsored by the Ashland Historical Society/Museum (AHSM). AHSM is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history and traditions of the Ashland region. Our mission statement is: The Ashland Historical Society, a non-profit volunteer organization, promotes the appreciation of local history and pride of community through a visual connection to the past by collecting and preserving memorabilia and artifacts, stories and traditions and by functioning as an educational resource. The AHSM is managed by a board of directors and led by President Tory Stroshane. The museum is operated by a museum manager, Richard J. Pufall, and numerous other volunteers, all of whom provide a variety of services to the museum.
The museum is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and while most of the available work hours are during this time, we are open to other options as far as work hours are concerned.
Qualifications: Interest in history, computer skills, organizational skills, time management. High school diploma.
Responsibilities: The internship will focus on three areas:
- Entry of historical data into our software programs.
- Working the front desk: greeting visitors and conducting transactions from our gift shop.
- Creating, or helping to create an exhibit or two.
Ashland Historical Society Museum (AHSM) 216 Main St W Ashland, Wisconsin Website
Complete the internship application below and send it along with a resume with at least three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To earn credit for this internship, application and registration deadlines are:
Fall Semester: apply by Aug. 30; registration materials due to the Registrar by Sept. 13
Winter Semester: apply by Jan. 3; registration materials due to the Registrar by Jan. 18
Richard Pufall email@example.com