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Dallas Historical Society Internships

The DHS Internships are 12 weeks in length, 8 hours per week for a total internship experience of approx. 100 hours. Each Spring/Summer the DHS takes up to 3 interns in the collections/archives department. Positions available: Offered every spring  and summer. Dates vary.

Collections Interns

The Dallas Historical Society seeks individuals who wish to gain practical experience in a professional archival and museum setting. Projects may include organizing and describing archival materials, assisting with the preservation of collection items, working on a larger collection with a staff member, or assisting with overall collections management and care.


  • Internships are open to both graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Preferred major in a related field (History, Museum Studies, Library Science or other related field)
  • Preferred completion of at least twelve (12) hours of university course work in a major or minor in related field


Applications for Spring term must be received by December 1. Applications for Summer term must be received by April 1.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and a resume to:

Chris Bohannan
Dallas Historical Society
P.O. Box 150038, Dallas, Texas, 75315-0038
214-421-4500 ext. 110

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