The African American Experience Summer Internship at the Hammond-Harwood House Museum

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This academic based research will investigate African American heritage connected to the historic Hammond-Harwood House in Annapolis Maryland. This internship is a partnership between the Maryland State Archives and the Hammond-Harwood House Association. The research will include exploring the skilled enslaved craftsman who worked to build the property, the domestic staff living on the property in the first half of the 19th century, and African American’s who were connected to the property in the 20th century.

The intern will utilize the archives and artifacts at both institutions to develop a reusable body of knowledge that can be utilized for future programs and researchers. The intern is expected to produce an African American Experience tour, adult program, and a children’s program on this topic. The culmination of the project will be delivering these three public events the last week of July 2016.

This is a ten week internship that commences June 1st 2016 and ends August 3 one day a week. Candidates are expected to be workings towards an undergraduate degree in history/museum studies/library science/ or the humanities or are working towards a Master’s Degree or PhD in the mentioned fields of study. Candidates who have worked in museum education are encouraged to apply. Demonstration of successful public presentations is essential.

$1,500.00 stipend is available. Please apply by Friday May 20th, 2016. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Rachel Lovett, Curator & Assistant Director, Hammond-Harwood House Museum at

This internship is made possible thanks to a grant from the Annapolis Rotary Club.

Brice Internships and Unpaid Internships (Not available at this time)

Internships at Hammond-Harwood House

Hammond-Harwood House from time to time offers Brice Internships.  This is a full-time, paid summer program for college students majoring in museum studies, fine art, history or related subjects.  There are no Brice Internships currently open.

Hammond-Harwood House also offers unpaid internships during the spring and fall semesters as well as in the summer.  Students seeking unpaid internships must be currently enrolled in school and working towards a degree.  The program makes every effort to offer experience in all aspects of small museum management.  Students interested in applying can e-mail Rachel Lovett Assistant Director/Curator at for more information.