Internships

Internship should be for at least 3 credit hours (9 hours with us per week). Most of these internships are available from one to three credit hours, which translates to three to nine hours per week on site. If you are interested in pursuing any of these internships, please contact Dr. Scott via e-mail in order to learn more about them and start the process of applying for them. 

The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 
The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame is seeking a college student to intern in the museum's collections/archives center. Students who are interested in pursuing a career with an historical organization and have an interest in collections management are preferred. The student intern will be given an introduction to the history of sports in Georgia and to the internal collections care practices of the museum. The student intern will assist the Curator in the care of collections and archival materials both in storage and on exhibit. When warranted, they will have the opportunity to complete an exhibit/research project at the museum by the end of the internship. 

Qualifications: Collections interns are required to be working to complete a B.A. degree in history, museum studies, or a similar field of studies. Based on the student's availability, the internship will run through the Fall semester and will include as many hours a week as deemed necessary by the museum and the student's curriculum requirements. 

The Hay House 
The Hay House can accommodate 2 interns, at 3 credit hours each, for a total of 9 hours of work per week for each student. Interns will be involved in:
  • organizing/or compiling historical records 
  • being docents/tour guides conducting historical research and/or 
  • participating in the creation of historical displays.

NewTown Macon 
NewTown Macon seeks interns to conduct the following special projects:
  • Comprehensive written histories of select buildings to induce rehabilitation 
  • Multi-media presentation about downtown Macon's lost buildings 
  • Written history of Macon's LGBT sites in downtown 
  • Record oral histories from downtown Macon leaders 
  • Buildings/Preservation Research

Walking Tours 
Create a self-guided walking tour, included printed brochure, online map and other tools on a specific topic: 
  • Civil Rights sites Macon's free black sites Slavery in Macon 
  • Pub Crawl 
  • LGBT sites 

Allman Brothers Big House Museum 
Opportunities exsist for interns to assist in the following ways:
  • Organizing artifacts 
  • Photographing artifacts 
  • Website and social media 
  • Researching artifacts and people 
  • Setting up a docent program 
  • Start a monthly newsletter 
  • Researching and restarting an audio tour 

Historic Macon/Sidney Lanier House 
Come intern at Historic Macon, a local non-profit whose mission is to preserve architecture and share history. Learn about preservation efforts in Macon and the tools HMF uses to help revitalize neighborhoods and downtown Macon. Interns will be involved with a large variety of task which will include but are not limited to:
  • Research involving local houses, businesses and industries 
  • Updating of easement reports for Historic Macon properties 
  • Acting as a docent for the Sidney Lanier Cottage 
  • Helping to digitize Macon's National Register Districts 
  • Aiding with the organization and updating HMF's archives 
  • Helping assemble and mail out quarterly newsletter 
  • Assisting with other daily non-profit activities.