Current Internship Opportunities

The Portage County Historical Society is excited to offer 4 paid programming internship opportunities for the summer of 2022 at our historic site locations.  These internships will offer hand on, professional experiences in museum settings where interns will create a tour and presentation for the public. Interns will also staff their assigned sites two Saturdays per month, building experience in museum administration. 

 

The positions will be divided among Beth Israel Synagogue Museum in Stevens Point (1 intern), Historic Fire House No. 2 in Stevens Point (1 intern), and Heritage Park in Plover (2 interns). 

 

Salary: 6 hours per week at $12.50 per hour 

 

Length/Dates: 15 weeks, running from May 23 to September 2 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Staffing assigned site two weekends per month 

  • Creation of tour content for assigned site 

  • Creation of public presentation for assigned site 

  • Provide site guests with exceptional customer service 

  • Complete gift shop sales transactions 

 

Qualifications:  

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with major or minor in history, education, or communication 

  • Good written and verbal communication skills 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Powerpoint 

 

How to Apply: Send resume to PCHS Executive Director John Harry at jharry@pchswi.org 

 

Application Deadline: May 13, 2022