MPM strives to provide internship programs that support the mission of the Museum and the goals of our interns through challenging and meaningful opportunities.

We offer paid summer internships for students and professionals from all sectors of the community.


Internships are open to adult students (18 years or older) of all genders, backgrounds, and nationalities. Individuals from groups underrepresented across the fields of science, research, administration, and museums are encouraged to apply. See internship descriptions for additional requirements.


Internships are located at the Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 West Wells Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and may include outside field work. Internships are available annually June-August, with a $2,000 stipend, plus $500 travel benefit. Interns will be required to complete a W9 tax form and background check. Housing and transportation are not provided.

Current Openings

New summer 2024 internship opportunities will be posted on December 1, 2023. Please check back for information about these positions and how to apply.

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