Wornall Majors House Museums

Job & Internship Opportunities


Are you passionate about local history or interested in learning more about local history? Would you like to experience exciting, hands-on opportunities to bring history to life for community members?

The Wornall/Majors House Museums looks for interns throughout the year to help us give tours, do research projects, assist with special events, and more! Our interns will experience many facets of museum management, historical research, and non-profit administration. We value our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. Most internships are ideal for undergraduate or graduate students with a focus in public history, non-profit management, education, or museum studies, but we welcome all qualified applicants.

Please note: due to COVID-19, we will gladly accept internship applications for the summer 2020 term, but will not be interviewing until late April when our programming calendar becomes more clear.

We are currently seeking to fill the following internship positions:

Educational Program Intern/Summer Camp Assistant (Paid)

The Educational Program Intern will work with programming and education staff to assist with our drop-in summer camp program. Summer Camp takes place on Fridays throughout the summer and focuses on nineteenth-century topics relating to the mission of Wornall/Majors, including life on the frontier, agriculture, westward expansion, women’s history and more.
Full job description and application information (pdf)

Application deadline Friday, April 10.


Collections & Archives Internships (Unpaid)

Collections & Archives Interns work with the Curator to assist with various collections and archival tasks. Interns receive training and hands-on experiences with collections objects. In most cases, interns will be working directly with objects to assist with cataloguing, researching, and accessioning. We currently have multiple collections & archives intern projects. Read the full job description to learn about specific projects and apply for the opportunity that is right for you.
Full job description and application information (pdf)

Now hiring for Summer 2020 and beyond – applications accepted on rolling basis until position(s) are filled.


Community Outreach Intern (Unpaid)

The Wornall/Majors House Museums is seeking a Community Outreach Intern to strengthen the Museums’ ties with the community. The intern will make connections with community groups, philanthropic groups, and educational institutions to make them aware of the programs offered by the Wornall/Majors House Museums. This individual will also assist with logistics and marketing of educational programming that takes place during their intern period.
Full job description and application information (pdf)

Now hiring for Summer 2020 and beyond – applications accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.


 We may have opportunities for “create your own” internships for those with specific research visions or projects in mind. Contact Program Director Sarah Bader-King at programs@wornallmajors.org to discuss. Please attach a copy of your CV to all internship inquiries.






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The John Wornall House

6115 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO. 64113


The Alexander Majors House & Barn

8201 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO. 64114


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