Student Internship Opportunities

Student Internship Opportunities at the Civil Rights Heritage Center (CRHC) at IU South Bend and the Engman Natatorium Museum (South Bend)

The Internship Program serves the Civil Rights Heritage Center’s Engman Natatorium Museum audiences both on- and off-site, through education, exhibition development, public programming, visitor services, Web and social media, marketing, and evaluation.

The Civil Rights Heritage Center, as both a scholarly and public-focused institution is actively involved in developing new ways to make history come alive through innovative outreach programs that will reach the widest possible number of visitors.

Interns work with CRHC staff and volunteers in a variety of capacities and on a range of tasks, including the following activities:

  • Welcome visitors and present history in a variety of hands-on learning opportunities
  • Participate in interpretive planning, exhibition development, and prototype testing
  • Assist in development of school, teacher, and public museum programs
  • Assist in creating and administering content for the Museum's website, blog, and social media
  • Help to expand resources for object-based history
  • Research and prepare oral histories for permanent posting on the website by utilizing the Museum's archives and engaging in interviews with community members to add to the Museum’s archive.