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We appreciate your interest in working with us. To be considered for an opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to HUMAN RESOURCES. If we find your background and experience a match for the applied position, you will be contacted to schedule an interview. Otherwise, your resume will remain open and active in our files for a period of 30-days. Thank you for your interest in the Delaware Historical Society!
Delaware Historical Society
504 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
We appreciate your interest in working with us. While as of right now we don’t have any openings, please check back frequently for updated opportunities.
If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your interest in the Delaware Historical Society!
We appreciate your interest in interning with us. While as of right now we don’t have any openings, please check back frequently for updated opportunities.
Each year the Delaware Historical Society selects five high school students for a paid summer internship to gain practical experience working in public history. Information regarding the application process is posted in the Spring on Facebook and this web page.
Volunteers make a difference!
Our volunteers’ time and talents are vital to the success of the Delaware Historical Society. If you are college-age or older, have some free time on a weekday or the weekend, and are looking for an interesting, enriching experience, then volunteering at DHS may be for you.
There are currently NO INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES. We ask that you check back frequently for updated opportunities. Thank you for your interest in the Delaware Historical Society.
Each year the Delaware Historical Society selects seven high school students for a paid summer internship to gain practical experience working in public history. Information regarding the application process is posted in the Spring on Facebook and this web page.
At the Delaware Historical Society, we are not all the same. We see this as our greatest quality. For this reason, we celebrate Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Longevity.
How we unleash the power of diversity.
How we unleash the power of equity.
How we unleash the power of accessibility.
How we unleash the power of longevity.
How we unleash the power of community.
We recognize the importance of this work in undermining inequality and injustice, increasing accessibility and promoting programs that stand the test of time.
Administration and Support
Advancement and Communications
Kathleen Butler, Director of Institutional Advancement
Rachael Mead, Donor Relations and Grants Manager
Maggie Meyers, Development Coordinator
Open, Communications Coordinator
Nicole Avallone, Graphic Designer
Building and Grounds
Collections and Access
Leigh Rifenburg, Chief Curator
Jennifer Potts, Curator of Objects
Edward Richi, Curator of Printed Materials
Bill Robinson, Preservation Librarian
Johanna Seymour, Editorial Coordinator, Delaware History Journal
Delaware History Museum
Siri Nesheim, Visitor Services Manager
Education and Inspiration
Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage
Read House & Gardens
Working at the Delaware Historical Society comes with a variety of amazing benefits and perks. In addition to being a great place to work, DHS provides a generous benefits package designed to give employees a full and healthy life, including, but not limited to the following:
- Competitive Pay
- Paid Time Off
- Medical Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- 403(b) Retirement Plan
- Free Museum Membership
- Employee Discounts
- Free General Admission to Partnering Organizations
- Free Parking Pass
The Delaware Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer. Our employment practices prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to providing a diverse environment that is both inclusive and welcoming. We encourage qualified applicants from all cultures and communities to apply. This applies to employees, interns and volunteers.