Jenny Craig Institute for the Study of War and Democracy Intern

New Orleans, LA Intern $12.50/hour
The National WWII Museum is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

The Jenny Craig Institute for the Study of War and Democracy (JCISWD) Intern reports to the Historical Research Specialist and will assist with Museum conferences, Meet the Author events, cataloging the Museum's memoir collection, writing articles for the website, and other administrative tasks.  This position will assist with the Institute's Historical Research Services which researches WWII veterans' military service for family members. Through this program, the intern has the opportunity to locate and study veteran records and draft personal narratives (2-5 pages) on individual WWII veterans using their official military personnel files and other records.


  1. Participate and assist with JCISWD public events and programs.
  2. Assist the Project Manager and Historical Research Specialist with daily operations and administrative tasks which includes responding to public research requests.
  3. Locate, evaluate, and utilize historical records related to veterans’ military service; compose personal narratives.
  4. Conduct historical research on WWII-related topics and author articles for the Museum’s website.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in military history or history, museum studies, political science, education, hospitality studies, or related field.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work with others.

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