Internships

The Upcountry History Museum – Furman University has a year round intern program that provides exposure to all aspects of museum operations. Interns interested in history have the option of working with the Curator of Collections, Curator of Oral History, the Director of Development, the Director of Education and Programs, or the Programs and Community Engagement Manager. Internships are available for all majors, including but not limited to history, communications, education, sociology, art, anthropology, and English.

Internship Applicant Criteria

Interested students must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate school student in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university.

Internship Application Packet

Interested students must submit a complete Internship Application Packet which includes the following information:

  • Cover Letter (explaining why you want to intern at the Upcountry History Museum – Furman University, which department you hope to work with, and what you hope to gain from the experience)
  • Résumé
  • List of 3 references, including your faculty advisor

Please mail this information to:
Elizabeth Gunter, Director of Education and Programs
540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Email:  elizabeth@upcountryhistory.org

Internships are unpaid unless otherwise noted. Thank you for your interest in the Upcountry History Museum – Furman University Internship Program!