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This internship is part of the 2024 Humanities for Life (HFL) Summer Internship Program. This premier opportunity allows UR students to access traditionally unpaid opportunities that highlight the value of the humanities in the workplace. If selected, students will receive a $5,000 stipend over a minimum 270-hour period in a non-for-profit organization in the Rochester, NY region. 

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Internships at the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House offers internships for students of any age who are interesting in exploring careers and opportunities in the museum field (or related fields) through an intensive, hands on learning experience.

To be considered for an internship, a candidate must be able to commit to at least 80 onsite hours at the Museum, completed within a specific, designated time period. Onsite hours will follow a set schedule to be determined by the intern and their supervisor, and attendance will be mandatory.

About the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House:

The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House in Rochester, New York was the home of the legendary civil rights leader, Susan B. Anthony, and the site of her famous arrest for voting in 1872. This home was the headquarters of the National American Woman Suffrage Association when she was its president. This is also, where she died in 1906 at age 86, following her “Failure is Impossible” speech in Baltimore. Susan B. Anthony worked for many reforms, including suffrage, temperance, and abolition.

Position Summary:

The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House seeks dynamic students with a passion for history, social justice, and advocacy. Primary responsibilities include conducting guided tours, assisting in the museum shop and orienting visitors to the museums offerings, registering visitors for tours, and completing a special project.

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Learn the tour narrative and provide guided tours of Susan B. Anthony’s National Historic Landmark home;
  •  Welcome museum visitors and provide local tourism information. Demonstrating courteous and efficient customer service to museum visitors;
  •  Conduct museum shop and admission transactions through the Anthony Museum’s POS System, Shopify;
  •  Assist visitors in registering for a guided tour;
  •  Assist with cleaning of exhibition and public spaces and restock museum store;
  •  Perform general administrative duties upon request;
  •  Complete a special project of your choice that supports the Anthony Museum’s mission, education and strategic plan.


  •  Comfortable with public speaking;
  •  Strong interpersonal, communication, computer/smart phone, and writing skills;
  •  Ability to multitask;
  •  Willingness to learn new skills and pitch in where needed.