Drake Well Museum offering summer 2024 student internships

Drake Well Museum and Parkwill offer four paid student internships for Summer 2024.

Three of the four internships will be offered through Friends of Drake Well, Inc., with the fourth offered through the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Keystone Internship program.

The three museum internships offered through Friends of Drake Well, Inc., are for post-secondary students interested in learning different aspects of a functioning museum, including but not limited to educational programming, non-profit administration and curatorial work. The internships are paid, full-time, seasonal positions taking place between May and August 2024, depending on the schedules of the students. Interns will also work at Historic Pithole City in addition to Drake Well Museum. More information on these opportunities including position requirements and how to apply is available at

www.drakewell.org/join-and-support-us/employment. It can also be accessed online through Handshake. Applications are due by Feb. 9, 2024.

The PHMC Keystone Internship program is mainly curatorial, with the student working directly with the Drake Well Museum curator. This position is also for post-secondary students interested in gaining curatorial and archival skills. The internship is paid, part-time, seasonal, taking place between May and August 2024. Students can apply online through the commonwealth at www.phmc.pa.gov/About/Join/Pages/Internships.aspx. Deadline to apply is Feb. 2, 2024.

For questions or more information, please contact Museum Educator Sarah Goodman at 814-827-2797 or sargoodman@pa.gov.


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