Museum & Library Internships


Sp Coll Project 2Museum & Library Internship Program Overview

The Northwest Nikkei Museum Internship Program is an opportunity for future museum professionals,librarians, historians, and archivists to gain hands-on experience in working with a small, community based organization. Interns will be mentored personally by the Museum Coordinator and have the opportunity to both work on established projects and propose your own projects. Examples of past internship projects include collections management, archiving/cataloging, grant writing, exhibit research, program development, and many others.


This program is ideal for everyone interested in:

  • museums
  • libraries
  • archives
  • art history
  • or related fields

We welcome students, graduates, history buffs, and community members of all ages, experience levels, and backgrounds to apply. For general (non-museum) internships, please see our Ganbaru Internship page.

Museum Internships are generally for school credit only (unpaid) unless stated otherwise.

Interns are accepted on a per-need, project-oriented basis. Inquiries are welcome. To apply please email a cover letter and resume to