The following unpaid internships are available. If you are interested in volunteering or interning, or if you have a special skill or interest, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (540) 767-4651, or by email.
History Intern: Seeking college students or other volunteers for oral history collection and transcription, historical research and exhibit development.
Special Events: Helps with all aspects of special events from planning and publicity to event day logistics management.
Docent/Tour Guide: Study and retain a thorough knowledge of the Museum’s collection highlighting historical relevance and significance to Virginia’s transportation heritage. Lead guided tours of the museum grounds, OR Work exclusively in one or more of the Museum’s galleries to answer questions and provide supplemental information to Museum exhibits and artifacts.
Education Assistant: Assist with summer camp, and help develop and lead programs for day care, home school, and other groups.
Visitor Services Assistant: At the Front Desk, sell admission tickets and answer questions about Museum services, exhibitions, or other programs. In the Museum Store, actively sell merchandise and Museum memberships. Assist in stocking shelves, cleaning, and setting up new displays.
The Virginia Museum of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. The Virginia Museum of Transportation does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by state law relating to discrimination in employment, except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
The Virginia Museum of Transportation maintains a drug-free workplace for its employees. The unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the Virginia Museum of Transportation workplace.