Internship Opportunities

The Tri-Cities Historical Museum (TCHM) others unpaid internships for qualified college
students in three areas: Education, Collections and Exhibits or a combination of all three
disciplines. Candidates must be available to work weekdays, Monday through Friday, anytime
during the hours of 9 am to 5 pm. We require that interns limit total working hours to a
maximum of 120 per semester.


Interns are assigned a project that they will be responsible for completing during the semester.
That project is determined after an interview with the prospective intern. We design project
around the current needs of the museum and take into consideration the interests of the


To be considered for an internship at the TCHM, please submit your resume and a letter of
interest based on the schedule below.

Semester:                                   Submit Application Materials:                          Interview & Notification:

Summer 2020                             Friday, March 27, 2020                                      Friday, April 24, 2020       

Fall 2020                                     Friday,  June 26, 2020                                        Friday, July 24, 2020

Winter 2020                                Friday, October 30, 2020                                  Friday, November 27, 2020    


Submit your resume and letter of interest to the following:
Julie Bunke
Museum Director
or by mail
200 Washington Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Please note, the museum offers a single internship per semester. It is TCHM policy that all
interns must pass a criminal background check.

Employment Opportunities


Front Desk Staff

$12.00 per hour
15 to 20 hours per week, includes weekends
Part Time, Non Exempt
Not Eligible for Benefits
Reports to Operations & Events Manager

Stationed at the front desk at the Tri-Cities Historical Museum, Front Desk Reception Staff greet visitors, and provide directions and precise information about the museum and its programs, exhibits and events. Answering the telephone in a professional and pleasant fashion is one of the duties of the Front Desk Staff. Cleaning of reception areas, exhibits, and restrooms required. 15-20 hours per week, mainly weekends with an occasional week day and evening, permanent year-round position and select holidays including the Fourth of July.

Tri-Cities Historical Museum
Akeley Building 

200 Washington Ave

Grand Haven, MI 49417


Community Archives & Research Center

14110 172nd Ave

Grand Haven, MI 49417

616-842-0700 ext. 200


Closed Mondays

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

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