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Interested in an Internship?

The Lebanon County Historical Society is happy to work with high school, undergraduate, and graduate students who are passionate about serving the public by making local history accessible. We work with students to customize hands-on projects that meet the needs of both the student and the Society. Although internships are unpaid, we offer interns flexible schedules and a 10% discount on all items in our gift shop. The Society offers internships in a variety of areas, including:

Former intern Kara Gunderman
Kara Gunderman – former curatorial and archives intern

Archives- cataloguing, digitization, preservation

Administration- memberships, donations, communications

Museum Collections and Exhibitions- object handling and storage, label writing, accessioning

Events and Educational Programs- schedule speakers, prep for events, assist education initiatives

Marketing- social media, community relations, advertisements

Union Canal Tunnel Park- boat tours, grounds keeping, schedule rentals


Please email or call us to schedule a meeting to talk about your interests and current projects at the Society.


Phone: 717-272-1473

Civil War display      Union Canal Tunnel     Original land grant to William Jones whom Jonestown, PA is named after

A glimpse of the objects, sites, and archival material you could be working with!