Jobs / Internships
The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is the premier independent statewide institution responsible for collecting, examining and teaching Georgia history. The oldest cultural institution in Georgia, and one of the oldest state historical societies in the nation, since 1839 GHS has fulfilled its founding mission to collect, preserve, and share Georgia and American history by presenting a variety of educational programs, authoring publications on Georgia and southern history, and by operating a library and archives at its statewide headquarters in Savannah.
GHS is a member-supported 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, an equal opportunity employer, and provides its employees with industry competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes dental and disability insurance; a contributory retirement plan; paid holidays; and generous medical leave and vacation.
Unless otherwise noted in the descriptions of positions that are currently open, links to which are provided below, candidates for employment at GHS must have at minimum an undergraduate degree, preferably in history or related subject. In some cases graduate level coursework or a Master’s degree or Ph.D. may be required.
The Georgia Historical Society seeks an energetic Communications Intern to assist with special projects and day-to-day operations– to include the 2019 Georgia History Festival events. Duties will include research, writing, and supervised management of social media platforms; assisting with event publicity; communication with local, state, and national media; media contact database management; providing support for the Georgia History Festival and Trustees Gala, the Georgia Historical Society Historical Marker Program and other GHS programs and events as needed.