Internship Opportunities at The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford has several funded, Summer 2018 internships available for current graduate students pursuing careers in museums, historical agencies, conservation labs, or related fields, including archives and libraries. Made possible through The Henry Ford’s Simmons Graduate Internship Program, these internships provide participants with an opportunity to gain in-depth work experience in a major American history museum.

Opportunities include:
– Archival Holdings Survey Internship
– Industrial Design Collection Processing Internship
– Textile History Collection Archival Processing Internship
– McGuffey Readers Organization, Description, and Access Internship
– Textile Conservation Internship

More detail on each of these internships and the application process can be found on the Ways to Get Involved page of The Henry Ford website at, under Simmons Graduate Internship Program.

Please note: Students may apply for more than one internship project, but must submit a unique letter of application for each. Duplicate letters of recommendation and resumes will be considered.

The deadline for application is Friday, March 9, 2018 (postmarked or emailed by 11:59 PM EST).

Please submit inquiries, letter(s) of application, résumé and letters of recommendation to or Saige Jedele, Simmons Internship Coordinator, The Henry Ford (20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029).

– Posted on behalf of The Henry Ford by Brian Wilson.


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