National Museum of American Jewish History Internship

Undergraduates can earn independent study credit (in Jewish Studies or in History) by serving as in intern next semester at the National Museum of American Jewish History.

This is your opportunity to work at the new museum on Independence Mall!

  • Earn Independent Study Credit! (in History or Jewish Studies)
  • Great Museum Experience!
  • Work with Collections, Exhibitions, or in Education


  • Approximately 7-8 hours per week at the Museum (arranged around your class scedule)
  • A 10 page research paper based on your work
  • Work will be evaluated by Prof. Beth Wenger in the History department

Send an application that includes

  • A 2-3 page statement explaining your interest in the program and detailing any coursework in Jewish and American History (or other relevant fields) that would qualify you for this internship.
  • An unofficial copy of your transcript
  • Your name, campus or other mailing address, e-mail address, telephone, and other pertinent contact information

No more than 2 interns will be accepted for the semester.

Applications are due in March for the fall and November for the spring.

Submit applications electronically to Prof. Beth Wenger

Deadline for Fall 2017 internship: Monday, April 3, 2017

Jewish Studies Program
711 Williams Hall, 255 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305
215-898-6654 / 215-573-6026 fax /