The NIASHF offers unpaid, credit internships for undergraduate and graduate students throughout the year. An internship is a great way to gain real-life experience working in a mid-size  museum during your Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters. Internship schedules are flexible based on each interns work and school schedules and the projects in the NIASHF.  For internships, please send a cover letter and resume identifying desired position.




Collections Management

Collections interns will have the opportunity to assist in all aspects of Collections Management and Registration including processing, cataloging, provenance research and proper artifact handling and storage. Interns will gain direct experience with and knowledge of the NIASHF’s Collection.  Tasks include daily management of cataloging, documentation, storage and care of material in the museum.


Education interns will assist in the development and research of school, family, and adult programs, the development of gallery guides and other printed materials, planning, managing and directing public programs and events, and scheduling and training volunteers.

Marketing/PR and Special Events

Marketing/PR/Events interns will have the opportunity to gain experience in three different aspects of NIASHF operations, including events planning, marketing, and public relations. Tasks may include but are not limited to organizing and evaluating advertising and marketing initiatives and assisting with external and internal NIASHF events.

Oral History

Oral History interns will work in the daily management of any aspect of researching, organizing, collecting, editing and maintaining oral histories for future documentation and future inclusions. In addition, interns will assist researchers, and participate in the day-to-day maintenance and management of the oral history collections.

To inquire on how you may help volunteer/intern at The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, please contact us at info@niashf.org. We have various volunteer opportunities available and we greatly appreciate your interest and support.