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American Alliance of
Career information in "Resources"

Careers in Historic Preservation
Resource provided by North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office.
Includes references to government, non-profit and for-profit preservation groups and firms.

About Us > Careers

Current Jobs in
Art education, graphic arts, illustration, advertising, arts admin, more.
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Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton, Virginia

See museum jobs; includes internships and fellowships.

Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory
In "contact us" find employment, volunteer, internships.

Living History Museums list on Yahoo!

Monticello Home of Thomas Jefferson in the Charlottesville area.
2,500 acres and home kept open to the public and maintained by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc., a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation.
Internships and Jobs

Museum Employment Resource
Established in 1996.
Includes internships and fellowships.

Jobs and internships for museums, galleries, libraries and archives.

Museum > Jobs
Numerous categories, includes internships.

NASA History Program Office internships:
- for undergraduate and graduate students
- year-round (summer, fall and spring terms)
- strong research, writing and editing skills
- must be U.S. citizens
- location: Washington, DC, NASA headquarters building

National Assembly of State Arts
In "About" find state arts agency directory and employment.

National Council for Preservation Education
Preservation career information.

National Gallery of Art
See Education for internshps/fellowships:
- internships (volunteer, graduate, and summer) and
- fellowships (CASVA, conservation and curatorial)

National Trust for Historic

Extensive resources for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management in the United States & Canada.
See "press releases and job postings" for jobs and internships.

Preserve Net (
Jobs, internships.

Smithfield Plantation, historic property and musem, Virginia Tech campus
Students interested in careers as museum managers, curators, archivists, technicians and living historians: invited to gain experience as unpaid interns, interpreters, and volunteers.

Smithsonian Institution
See Interns to find detailed information on internships.
Browse to see >45 museums/centers/departments offering internship programs.
Internships by subject include art; history & culture; libraries, archives & preservation; professional services; science & research.
Read the information to appreciate extent and variety of opportunities and compatible college majors.

Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia
Summer and school-year Internships
Open to undergraduates and recent graduates who are passionate about the arts and curious about museum work. Project work in a department of interest: curatorial, education, development, or marketing.
Summer: Ten-week full-time, paid/stipend. Early March application deadline.
School-year: semester-long, flexible timing, approx. 8 hours/week; unpaid.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
See Programs > College for internships and fellowships (graduate and undergraduate students).
Summer internships (24 - 40 hours per week)
Fall or spring semester internships (8-12 hours per week)

Virginia Tech academic colleges and departments


Why this list is here:
Many academic departments and colleges provide career-related information, services and events; some post jobs/internships for students.
Students in other majors could also have interests in these career fields.
Full list: academic departments, by college, at Virginia Tech

Architecture Major | Department at Virginia Tech
Within School of Architecture + Design, in College of Architecture & Urban Studies.

Art History Major at Virginia Tech
Within School of Visual Arts, in the College of Architecture & Urban Studies

History Major | Department at Virginia Tech
Within College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Creative Technologies M.F.A. Program at Virginia Tech
Within School of Visual Arts, in the College of Architecture & Urban Studies

Studio Art Major at Virginia Tech
Within School of Visual Arts, in the College of Architecture & Urban Studies

Visual Arts, School of
Within College of Architecture & Urban Studies, at Virginia Tech

Visual Communication Design Major (formerly Graphic Design) at Virginia Tech
Within School of Visual Arts, in the College of Architecture & Urban Studies


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