"Paying Tribute To Our Past"

Internship and Fellowship Opportunities

Internship Program


January 28, 2017-The Galveston County Museum Internship Program was designed to provide undergraduate and graduate level students unpaid internships that offer students an opportunity to gain practical public administration, museum, historical collections/curatorial, and visitor services experience relevant to their coursework and career interests.


The Galveston County Museum Internship Program will:

  • Give students an overview of Galveston County Museum by working closely with museum staff.
  • Provide students with experience working in Museum departments, Historical Collections/Curatorial, Visitor Services fields and Agency Administration.
  • Allow students to earn course credit, depending on internship, degree plan and institution.
  • Enhance appreciation of public service.
  • Enable students to begin building a work history.


Internships may be available in the following division programs:

  • Agency Administration including: Staff Services; Information Resources; exhibits.
  • Graphic Design
  • Enterprise Management, including Retailing
  • Historical Collections/Curatorial, including historic decorative arts, furnishings, artwork in the Texas Capitol, and the photographic and video-graphic collections
  • Galveston County Museum: Exhibits; Education; Administration; Theater; Public Programming; Public Relations and Marketing; Graphic Design; Membership; Rentals and Special Events; and Volunteer Program Administration

Nature of Work:

The nature of the work will vary based on the museums development needs and the internship.

  • For information please contact: Museum@co.galveston.tx.us

Application Packet:

  • Completed Internship Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript


Jennifer Wycoff -

  • Galveston County Museum 722 Moody Ave. Galveston, Texas 77550
  • (409) – 766-2340
  • jennifer.wycoff@co.galveston.tx.us