Education

schs-logo-icon-green-GIVE-NOWWe are evaluating and updating our K-12 education programs and resources. If you’re an educator and you’re interested in participating in this project, please call Rose James at 952.445.0378, or send her an email.


Student Internships

We are looking for energetic interns to help with several  museum projects. If you are interested in museum education, curatorships or conservation; or if you’re just interested in history in general, we offer a number of opportunities for interns looking for a start in museum work. Internships are unpaid.

School-year internships:

  • exhibit development
  • education program delivery and evaluation
  • research and article writing

Summer internships:

(TWO) – EXHIBIT INTERNS

Each intern will create from concept to installation, one offsite exhibit, and collaborate on two offsite exhibits.  Interns report the Curator of Collections.

(TWO) – EDUCATION INTERNS

The Education Intern is responsible for delivering Scott County Historical Society programs to the public, preparing program materials and spaces, and conducting research and evaluation. The Education Intern reports to the Curator of Education.

(ONE) – RESEARCH / EDUCATION INTERN

Intern is responsible for researching, drafting and piloting a World War I cemetery tour program.  Intern reports to the Curator of Education

To apply, send a resume, letter of interest and two references to: Kathleen Klehr, Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller St. S., Shakopee, MN 55379, or submit by email.

Interning at SCHS will give students a great introduction to the field of local history and non-profit work, as well as help build contacts and personal interests.  SCHS will work with educational institutions to fulfill requirements for students wishing to receive credit for their internship experience.