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Internships at Conner Prairie are a unique way for college/university students or recent graduates to get an inside look at the workings of one of the country’s most respected history museums. Interns gain valuable hands-on experience by participating in the ongoing work of the department they are assigned to.

We offer positions in a wide range of departments. Specific jobs and projects fluctuate each year, based on need. All intern positions are experience-based and are unpaid. The Conner Prairie Intern Program is open to currently enrolled sophomore-senior college/university students, graduate students or recent graduates. Internships can be done for school credit with the appropriate approval. The majority of internships occur during the summer but some are available during the school year.

Interns are offered:

• Practical professional experiences
• Professional development and networking
• Discounts at the Conner Prairie Store and Café
• Free general admission and special event admission
• Free parking
• Recommendation letters


Internship Details

Intern hours are flexible, based on the needs of the department and the intern’s schedule. Typical summer internship last for 12 weeks, 10-20 hours per week. Some nights or weekends may be required. Conner Prairie internships are offered in the following departments with availability depending on seasonal departmental requests:

• Public Relations
• Special Events
• Education
• Membership and Development
• Operations
• Catering and Banquet Sales
• Guest Services


How to Apply

Click here to apply for active internship opportunities - look for 'Internship Opportunities' under 'Opportunity Type' in the dropdown menu on this page. If you do not see any listed, that means there are no active internships. Questions may be submitted to interns@connerprairie.org.