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The Museum of African American History is dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans in New England from the colonial period through the 19th century.

 

 

Interns & Volunteers

 

MAAH Internships

The Museum of African American History is committed to providing educational, meaningful, and valuable internship experiences to college and graduate students in the fields of History, Museum Studies, Museum Education, Marketing, Non-Profit Administration, Management, Hospitality, and more.

MLK Summer Scholars Program

 

Funded by John Hancock and offered in partnership with the Boston Globe, Boston University, Partners in Health, The Ad Club and the City of Boston, the MLK Summer Scholars program offers paid summer employment to high school students in non-profit organizations throughout the City of Boston.  The Museum of African American History has hosted MLK Summer Scholars for the past seven years and looks forward to another excellent cohort of students during Summer 2017.

 

Job Description

Application

 

Please return applications to acole@maah.org

 

To submit a general application for future internship opportunities, please send an email with your resume and a brief letter of interest to history@maah.org.

 

 

MAAH Volunteers

The Museum of African American History invites you to lend your support and make a difference by becoming a volunteer. As a volunteer, you will be a valuable asset to the MAAH staff and a vital part of our team.  Volunteers will have the opportunity to contribute to a range of activities at the Museum and tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Interacting with visitors on-site at the Museum
  • Greeting visitors and providing information at the Museum's Welcome Center
  • Helping to facilitate special events, public programs, and rentals at the Museum
  • Helping at major fundraisers such as the Living Legends Gala
  • Supporting the Museum staff on major mailing campaigns

 

Benefits of Volunteering:

 

  • Direct contribution to a non-profit organization
  • Museum Store discount
  • Unique work environment
  • Community Service hours
  • Flexible schedule

For more information or to express your interest in volunteering, please email history@maah.org.