Bobby Chandler Interns are responsible for leading tours of the VHS long-term exhibition, The Story of Virginia, and assisting the Educational Services staff with programs for audiences of all ages. Participants will need to be available throughout the school year, particularly in the spring. Applicants must be over eighteen and will be required to undergo a background check. The Bobby Chandler Internship program is generously supported by the Kip Kephart Foundation. Apply for the Bobby Chandler Internship.
John T. Wilkes Internship
The purpose of the John T. Wilkes Internship is to give a student of history a meaningful work experience in a museum setting. The internship will expose the student to various aspects of historical research and interpretation and allow him or her to interact with the society’s varied constituencies. The opportunity brings with it an introduction to best practices in the field of public history and museum education. The internship is open to college undergraduates, including incoming freshmen. The intent of the program is to provide the student with hands-on experience in line with his/her professional interests. Please note: The application deadline for this internship has passed.