No longer accepting applications.

The Friends of the Archive (FOA) Internship is a paid experience, up to 300 hours at $15/hr., designed to expose, engage, and educate aspiring professionals by giving them tangible, real-world experience within North Carolina’s Division of Archives & Records. The intern will work at the State Archives on a specific project throughout the summer and collaborate with staff by participating in meetings and projects. The internship will conclude with products such as blog posts, presentations, exhibits, finding aids, etc. Ultimately, the intern will work with historic materials, technological tools, and experienced staff to develop innovative resources and enhance access to the State Archives’ collection of over 100 million records.

Candidates interested in this opportunity should complete an application (link below) and include their resume, cover letter, and transcript (unofficial) to be considered. Interviews with selected applicants will provide an opportunity to speak with the project supervisor and learn more about the position. 

Requirements of this internship program:

  • Must provide a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript for consideration.
  • Must be a current student or recent graduate with a concentration in history, library science, or a related field.  
  • Work must be completed May – August and will be compensated $15.00 per hour up to 300 hours.
  • Deadline for application is April 1.

For all internship inquiries, contact