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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
The Clark Travel-to-Collections Fellowship provides support for research using the automotive history collections of The Henry Ford. Applications are welcomed from researchers who want to use the automotive history collections and plan to publish or publicly present the results of their research.
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, full-time, and will last 10 weeks throughout Summer 2022 (June 6 – August 12).
*Candidates who have a disability, identify as Black, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander, Arab, Middle Eastern, Hispanic, Latino/a/x, LGBTQIA+, or who exist at the intersection of these identities are encouraged to apply.
The application period for the Summer 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program has closed. If you submitted an application and have yet to receive a decision, please continue to check your email for updates.
Simmons Graduate Internship Program
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 2022 Simmons Internships has closed. Thank you to all our applicants! Please check back early next year for 2023 Simmons Internship opportunities. For more information about the Simmons Graduate Internship Program, contact HistoryInternship@TheHenryFord.org or Sophia Kloc, Office Administrator and Simmons Internship Coordinator, 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 2022 Henry Austin Clark, Jr. Internships has closed. Thank you to all our applicants! Please check back early next year for 2023 Henry Austin Clark, Jr. Internship opportunities. For more information about the Henry Austin Clark, Jr. Internship Program, contact HistoryInternship@TheHenryFord.org or Sophia Kloc, Office Administrator and Simmons Internship Coordinator, The Henry Ford 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029.