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Internship Opportunities

The Poe Museum currently offers part-time, unpaid internships for undergraduate students and recent graduates. These internships can be applied for school credit, depending on curriculum requirements, and are reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the Internship Coordinator.

We require that all academic interns contribute at least 8 to 12 hours of their time per week.

Internship Types

Collections and Exhibits Management

Interns will participate in projects supporting exhibitions and collections, participate in the planning and execution of exhibitions, take part in the maintenance of the collection, as well as assist with daily museum operations.

Marketing and Public Relations

Interns will work directly with the Public Relations Coordinator to create, manage, and implement small to large scale marketing strategies relating to print and e-media as well as participate in daily museum operations.

Museum Operations

Interns will be exposed to daily museum operations relating to nonprofit management, museum development, curatorial administration, and various other aspects of small-scale museum operations.


Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for an internship:

Please fill out and submit completed applications by email to Tyler Minks at [email protected] References may be emailed or sent separately by mail to Tyler Minks at 1914 East Main Street Richmond, Virginia 23223.