22 Jan 2020

Indigenous Internship Program

  • Canadian Museum of History
  • Gatineau, Québec, Canada
  • Job ID : 6011
  • Category : Other
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $0 Annually
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2020-01-21
  • Posting Date : 22 Jan 2020
  • Expiry Date : 21 Jan 2021


Indigenous Internship Program

Full-Time Internship – 8 months: Commencing in September 2020

Up to four (4) Internships – File number: 5000




The Indigenous Internship Program at the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum provides professional and technical training to First Nations, Métis and Inuit participants. The Program operates every year from September to April, with a two (2) week break for the holiday season.


The Program’s objective is to offer practical experience for Indigenous people who would like to broaden their knowledge and skills related to various aspects of museum work.


During the training period, Intern can undertake practicum assignments lasting four (4) to five (5) weeks in the following areas:


  • Research
  • Collections
  • Exhibitions
  • Public Programs
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Development and
  • Museum Services


To be eligible for the Program, you must have a secondary school diploma or experience in cultural heritage preservation or interpretation within a museum-related work environment. In addition, the internship is conditional on passing a security clearance verification.


Financial Support:


The Canadian Museum of History provides a modest stipend, pays for some travel and provides training and facilities for the Program. Participants are encouraged to seek additional sources of financial support to cover living expenses.



If you wish to participate in this program, please submit the following documents:


  • A résumé
  • A personal statement indicating how the internship relates to your experience, academic goals and professional development; and
  • Two (2) letters of reference.



Deadline for Application:


You have until March 31, 2020 to submit your application to the Canadian Museum of History.


Please send your application by mail, fax or email to:


Indigenous Internship Program

c/o Coordinator

Canadian Museum of History

100 Laurier Street

Gatineau, Quebec    K1A 0M8

Tel.: 819-776-8270 | Fax: 819-776-7110




To learn more about the Program, visit historymuseum.ca/indigenousinternship or

contact Gaëlle Mollen, Program Coordinator, at 819-776-8270 or gaelle.mollen@historymuseum.ca.


Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 819 776-8176. Job expires in 122 days.

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