Society staff member preserving a rare book.

General Employment Information

The Wisconsin Historical Society offers many exciting opportunities for those seeking employment, internships or fellowships, or volunteer positions. We look for employees with a wide range of skills and professions who will share and help shape our mission.


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Current Opportunities

The Wisconsin Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Permanent - (FT)

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Employment Information

Volunteer Marketing Intern

Part-Time, Volunteer

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Employment Information

Society Press Editorial Intern

Part-Time, Volunteer

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Types of Employment

Learn about internships available at the Society.

Learn about the three Research Fellowships available and how to apply.

General Information

About Our Volunteer Opportunities

See all Society, Museum and Historic Sites volunteer opportunities.

Learn about the types of work-study opportunities available at the Society.
Divisions and Programs

Learn how the Wisconsin Historical Society is organized and how each program helps connect people to the past.

Organizational Description

About the Division of Library-Archives

This division collects, preserves and makes available materials about the history of Wisconsin, the United States and North America.

This division collects and preserves the material culture of Wisconsin and interprets the state's history and prehistory for the public.

This division helps people preserve places of enduring value and presents a fresh perspective on history through publications, programs and services.

Visit Us

Wisconsin Historical Society headquarters building in Madison.
Society Headquarters
  • 816 State Street
  • Madison, WI 53706
  • At the Headquarters you'll find the Library, Archives and most of the Society's program offices. Learn about Parking.
Historic Sites and Museums
  • See a map of our historic sites and museums found throughout the state. Or, view each website from the menu below:

Have Questions?

For general queries about employment or volunteer opportunities, please contact Elizabeth Lampp by email below: