top of page
Current Internship and Job Opportunities

The Portage County Historical Society offers paid internship opportunities throughout the year in hopes of furthering educational offerings and job experience to local students. Our internships provide real world museum job experience and connections to our community.

Current PCHS Internship Opportunities:

Education Internship


Education Internship

Education Internship

Internship Summary:

The Portage County Historical Society is offering an education internship for the spring 2023 semester. This internship will be essential in getting PCHS’s educational programs up and running after the COVID-19 pandemic. More than that, this internship will help build a new, comprehensive approach to assisting local teachers with their Wisconsin and Portage County history curriculum, particularly for state and local history taught at the 3rd and 4th grade level.


Salary: 10 hours per week at $12.50 per hour


Length/Dates: 15 Weeks, Starting January 23, 2023



  • Creation of educational and teaching materials for PCHS website

  • Revamp internal educational resources for onsite and classroom instruction

  • Work with Executive Director to coordinate with local teachers for curriculum needs



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

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to self-manage multiple projects

  • Ability to secure transportation to PCHS’s historic sites


How to Apply: Email resume and cover letter to PCHS Executive Director John Harry at


Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED


PCHS Bookkeeper Job Description

The Portage County Historical Society is seeking a bookkeeper to manage our finances. Your responsibilities will include tracking our organization’s revenue, expenses, and taxes, as well as producing financial reports. You will also be responsible for reconciling our books to ensure our records are correct.



Prepare accounting records by compiling and analyzing account information

Reconcile company's financial records to help ensure accuracy of financial statements 

Prepare tax documentation for businesses and individuals

Post financial transactions to accounts and prepare financial statements


Job Qualifications and Skill Sets

Associate degree in accounting, business, or a related field

Strong working knowledge of accounting principles, financial statements, and accounting systems

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook), with advanced Microsoft Excel skills

Strong working knowledge of QuickBooks Online; experience with other tax preparation and accounting software

Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Detail-oriented and able to prioritize

Able to work independently and as part of a team

Hours per week: 3 to 5

Salary: $20/hr

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED


How to apply: Email your resume to Executive Director John Harry at

bottom of page