Graduate level internships, independent study and project opportunities are always available at the German American Heritage Center & Museum.
The museum works on an individual basis with the student, adviser and/or professor to ensure the student has a unique and enriching learning experience that fulfills their educational goals.
Emphasis areas include but are not limited to museum/interpretive studies, communications (marketing/public relations), education/curriculum, and business administration.
To learn more, contact the Center at 563-322-8844 or email@example.com.
This is a great opportunity to shape your own internship and practicum experience that best meets your future career needs!
The IMA Intern Program
The IMA Intern Program is open to juniors, seniors, recent graduates, or graduate students who work on projects with their assigned mentor and department staff. Typically, more students participate in summer than in the fall and spring terms. Summer interns participate in regularly scheduled programming designed to provide a broader understanding of museum operations and practices.
IMA Internships are offered in the following departments with availability depending on departmental requests:
Design and Installation
Management Information Systems/New Media
Public Affairs/Public Relations
For more information on the departments listed above, please read our department descriptions.
(January 9, 2012 - April 27, 2012).
Applications due: September 16, 2011
Notifications sent: October 24, 2011
Application materials must include:
Completed application form IMA Internship Application.doc
(academic is preferred; however a professional recommendation will be accepted)
Copy of transcript
Internship application material should be submitted electronically, and may be emailed to the Internship Program.
The Missouri State Archives, a division of the Office of Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, will offer free training workshops during February.
Designed to teach individuals how to properly preserve and provide access to historical records.
Environmental Control, Storage & Housing, Appropriate Supplies, Handling, Disaster Preparedness
February 9, Wednesday
St. Joseph Museum
February 16, Wednesday
Greene County Archives and Records Center, Springfield
February 22, Tuesday
Boone County Historical Society and Museum, Columbia
February 24, Thursday
St. Charles County Heritage Museum at Heritage Park
More Information: http://missourimuseums.org/events
Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) will partner with the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) in 2011. The conference will be titled, Museumpalooza: A Celebration of Cultural Tourism and Communities, and will be held July 24-27 at The Palmer House Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. AMM and IAM will collaborate with the Visitors Studies Association (VSA) to present two concurrent conferences at The Palmer House.
For more information: http://www.illinoishistory.gov/iam/
June 14 (Monday) – Collections Care for Beginners, Johnson County Historical Society, Coralville. 10:00 a.m. -
4:00 p.m. Registration $45 IMA members/$55 non members. Speaker: Angela Stanford, Curator of
Collections, Danish Immigrant Museum.
7 – (Friday) Exhibit Development for Beginners, Danish Immigrant Museum, Elkhorn. 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
Registration $45 IMA members/$55 non members. Lindsey MacAllister, Speaker.
April 26 (Monday) – Iowa Core Curriculum and It’s Impact on Museum Educators Part II. Fort Des Moines
Museum, Des Moines. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Speaker, Cheryl Mullenbach, Social Studies Consultant,
Iowa Department of Education. Registration $45 IMA members/$55 non-members.
April 22 (Thursday) - Non-traditional Programming Workshop, Forest Park, Perry, Iowa. 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Speakers: Dan Jones, Education Director, Living History Farms; Pete Malmberg, Dallas Co. Conservation, and
Michael Kates, Fort Des Moines Museum. Registration $45 IMA members/$55 non-members
March 11- Geo-thermal workshop. 9:30 -11:30 a.m., Forest Park Museum, Dallas County Conservation, 1477 K Ave.,
Perry, Iowa. Registration $25 IMA members/$35 non-members. Speaker: Curtis Clausen.