Training Programs

Training Programs

Internship Programs:

The Museum offers unpaid internship programs for exceptional high school and college students who wish to pursue careers in the Social Sciences and Museum management. The Museum receives interns willing to work pro bono and train under a supervisor in the Education, Collections, Archives and Marketing. Interns work on a project and give a public presentation of their findings. For more information contact Nevin Sitler.

Research Fellowship Program:

Open to graduate school students, the Museum offers this program to provide supervised access to collections and archives to qualified research students. Research Fellows are required to give a public presentation of their findings.

History Exchange Program:
Beginning with St. Petersburg’s sister city Takamatsu, the Museum will invite interested historians, archivists and other museum professionals from other countries to visit, observe and use our resources as well as share their expertise and knowledge with us.

Educator’s Forum:

In close coordination with the County School Board, the Pinellas Art Council Education Consortium and using the feed-back generated from school tours, the Museum will invite teachers to a forum to identify strategies that will enhance history education in and out of the classroom.

Youth Docents:

The Museum continues to train young docents who inspire other young children to learn more about our history. Youth Docents gain in-depth knowledge about a specific display or exhibit and explain the exhibit to other children and adults. Museum accepts applicants. Please contact Education Curator to apply.

Junior Historian League:

The Museum will launch a group of young talented students showing interest and an aptitude towards historical research. Recruitment will be done through youth community organizations and schools. Members meet every month to engage in fun history-related activities. Members begin a history project and will be encourage to submit them to local and national history fairs. Please contact Education Curator for more information. Youth Board Composed of youth representing their schools and community organizations, the Youth Board is a group of children who meet to view new exhibits, use newly developed educational materials and engage in proposed museum activities. They tell us how to make the Museum more kid-friendly and engaging. Please contact Education Curator for more information.

Youth Board:

Composed of youth representing their schools and community organizations, the Youth Board is a group of children who meet to view new exhibits, use newly developed educational materials and engage in proposed museum activities. They tell us how to make the Museum more kid-friendly and engaging. Please contact Education Curator for more information.