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It is our mission to share the historic roles of the people of Niagara Falls in facilitating freedom for the oppressed, and we invite you to connect with our stories.

The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Commission, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We align with the American Alliance of Museums’ position that diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion in all aspects of museum structure and programming are vital to the future viability, relevance, and sustainability of museums.

Museum Education Internship (paid)
10 Hours/week

Start Date: On or around January 7, 2020 (120 hours max)

Stipend: $12.00/hour

Museum Education Interns will perform two essential roles: (1) assist the Visitor Experience team in providing mission-aligned guided educational experiences to school children visiting the Heritage Center on school field trips; and (2) help develop curriculum content targeted to K-12 educators and students.

A successful candidate will have a love of history and a passion for K-12 education, will feel confident and comfortable providing educational experiences to visitors of different backgrounds, and will be able to complete detail-oriented tasks.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter highlighting the Minimum Qualifications to:

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad 
Heritage Center

or 825 Depot Ave. West

Niagara Falls, NY 14305


The Center offers year-round internships and volunteer opportunities. The Heritage Center currently has several internships available. Select internships are offered in partnership with the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area. To apply, please submit a current resume/CV, cover letter, and internship preferred, to the Heritage Center Director, Ally Spongr at info@niagarafallsundergroundrailroad.org, or to other staff as noted in internship description.

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