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Pritzker Military Museum & Library – Volunteer, Student & Paid Internship Opportunities

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library seeks dedicated, reliable, and enthusiastic volunteers, interns, and employees who share a passion for preserving the story of the Citizen Soldier.

Volunteer Today!

The Museum & Library is currently seeking volunteers for Tuesdays through Saturdays, for various shifts between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Volunteers must possess a strong attention for detail, and be open to working with visitors from all walks of life. We ask that each volunteer commit to at least four hours per week. Volunteer schedules are flexible and will be coordinated by the Sales and Customer Service Coordinator.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

Current Available Internships

Cataloging Intern

Collection Management Internship

Harms Acquisitions Intern

Hunter Collection Cataloging Intern

Marketing Intern

Producton Assistant

Special Events Intern

Wikipedia & Linked Data Projects Intern

Volunteers and Interns help in many areas of the Museum & Library:

  • Library

Volunteers will have the opportunity to get involved on the frontlines of the Museum & Library through duties such as collection maintenance, patron assistance, project research, packing and un-packing books, updating our inventory, and more.

  • Special Collections and Digital Lab

The Special Collections and Digital Lab features a wide range of fascinating military artifacts, including uniforms, letters, medals, and photographs. Translation skills, educational experience, or previous experience in the field may be necessary for projects in this department. Projects with this department might require work at a remote facility on the north side.

  • Oral History

Volunteers assisting in the Holt Oral History Program will have the opportunity to participate in many areas of recording the oral histories of local veterans.  Duties for Volunteers include finding candidates, conducting research,  transcription work, and possibly even conducting oral history interviews.

  • Programs

Help serve our guests and attend programs free of charge!

  • Tours

Volunteer tour guides will be responsible for learning a 30-45 minute script which leads visitors through two floors of the Museum & Library.

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