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UPDATE: The permanent and special exhibits at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum are open to the public. Our Research Room remains to closed to the public. We will continue to respond to written requests for records at gwbush.library@nara.gov. Please check the Library and Museum's website for updates on our operating hours and status.

Internship Opportunities

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum offers unpaid internships for both undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of areas, including Audio/Visual, Museum Collections and Exhibits, Textual Archives and Records Digitization, and Student Lecture Series Research. Our internships offer students a unique opportunity to gain valuable work experience while cultivating a better understanding of the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy. 

Requirements

Due to the sensitive nature of Presidential materials, all interns must be at least 16 years of age; a U.S. Citizen or holder of a permanent resident card/A1 Diplomatic Visa; successfully pass a background check; sign a confidentiality agreement; and able to receive school credit from an accredited institution. 

Apply

Complete the following documents:

  • Cover letter identifying the specific internship project or type of work you are interested in performing and your dates of availability.
  • Volunteer Service Application
  • Resume 
  • Copy of your most recent student transcript
  • At least 1 letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor, or academic faculty member

Mail your completed application packet to:

     Volunteer Program Coordinator
     George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
     2943 SMU Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205
 

Note: To protect your personal information, do not e-mail or fax your application. For general inquiries, email bush43volunteer@nara.gov.