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 Stephanie Herrick at 952.445.0378, or send her an email.


National Archives Expands Online Offerings for National History Day

The National Archives has launched a special website highlighting activities and documents related to the 2014 National History Day theme, Rights and Responsibilities in History. Find inspiration for National History Day projects in sample documents, suggested topics and special activities available here.

These online records include photographs, maps, textual records, posters, patent drawings and video and sound recordings that reflect the 2014 theme and can be incorporated into any of the five National History Day categories.


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 by March 31, 2017 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.