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Ways to Get Involved
There are many ways to get involved in the work of The Henry Ford. We are pleased to be able to offer an internship for graduate students, as well as other opportunities to conduct research and volunteer.
Clark Travel-to-Collections Research Fellowship
Applications will be accepted from March 1 to November 1, 2023 for research to be completed in 2024. Applicants will be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision in February 2024. Applications require a statement describing the project, submission of a budget, a timeline for completion of the research, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of support.
Please submit inquiries, letter(s) of application, résumé or CV and letters of recommendation to HistoryInternship@TheHenryFord.org or Sophia Kloc, Manager of Collections Operations and Simmons Internship Coordinator, The Henry Ford 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029.
The Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program at The Henry Ford is a cohort-based program that offers engaging professional development, mentorship, and networking opportunities. We invite diverse candidates who are curious about careers in the museum world to become a part of our legacy and take it forward. All internships are paid and will last 10-15 weeks. Applications for Winter 2024 will open in early October.
The Henry Ford’s Simmons Internship Program is designed for current graduate students pursuing careers in museums, historical agencies, conservation labs, or related fields. This internship provides participants with a great opportunity to gain in-depth work experience in a major American history museum.
The application period for 2023 Simmons Internships has closed. Thank you to all our applicants! Please check back early next year for 2024 Simmons Internship opportunities. For more information about the Simmons Graduate Internship Program, contact HistoryInternship@TheHenryFord.org or Sophia Kloc, The Henry Ford 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029.
Henry Austin Clark, Jr. Graduate Internship
In 1995, Henry Austin Clark Jr. donated his extensive automotive history collection to The Henry Ford, and since that time, the Archives and Library has strived to process and provide access to this important body of material.
The application period for 2023 Henry Austin Clark, Jr. Internships has closed. Thank you to all our applicants! Please check back early next year for 2024 Henry Austin Clark, Jr. Internship opportunities. For more information about the Henry Austin Clark, Jr. Internship Program, contact HistoryInternship@TheHenryFord.org or Sophia Kloc, The Henry Ford 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029.