Tree thumbnailWorking with students to create meaningful projects and internships that meet the museum’s needs requires proper planning and commitment of staff.

This leaflet outlines the planning necessary on both the part of the museum and the student.

Mary Ellen Conaway explains the hiring or acceptance process for interns, proper management practices, and tips for developing an internship program within a museum or historical institution.

Also included are sample internship agreement forms and list of potential student projects and internships.

Technical Leaflet #184 (1993)

For more information on similar topics, please refer to Technical Leaflet Bundle 11, Not Just Warm Bodies.