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Employment and Volunteer opportunities

Historic New Harmony offers great experience for students with both student worker positions, that are flexible with class schedules and internship opportunities.

Part- time seasonal positions for non-students are also available for Museum Aides and Sales Assistants. Apply through USI Human Resources.

Student Workers

Student workers in New Harmony gain valuable experience by being ambassadors for the town of New Harmony and USI’s programs. From doing inventory to giving tours and presentations, student workers have a direct impact. Students will provide guests with information about the town, its history and help conduct our daily historical walking tours. Students from all majors will benefit from the skills they receive working for Historic New Harmony.

Current positions for USI students are posted through Eagle Career Launch.


Undergraduate and Graduate Internships are available to (but not limited to) students of History, Public Relations, Liberal Arts, Communications and Journalism, Speech, Computer Science, Marketing, Management, Education, Museum Studies and Business.

Typical Historic New Harmony internships are undertaken for 3-semester hours credit. On average students are required to be on site 10 hours a week for a 15-week semester.

For additional information contact Erin McCracken Merris, Community Engagement Manager at  or 812-682-4488.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to assist the interpretive and sales staff with regular daily programs and activities, or to take part in special events and educational programs. Scheduling is at the convenience of the volunteer and training is provided.

In addition to sharing New Harmony’s unique history with visitors, benefits include free tours for the volunteer and the volunteer’s immediate family, sneak previews of exhibits and much more.

If you are interested in dedicating a few days each month to Historic New Harmony, please contact Erin McCracken Merris  at 812-682-4488, 800-231-2168 or .

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