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Open positions with the Idaho State Historical Society are posted on the Idaho Department of Human Resources website. Make history and join the ISHS team today! 

Current Openings

Library Assistant 2
Application deadline is December 11, 2022 @ 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time

Outreach Archivist
Application deadline is December 11, 2022 @ 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time


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Monday-Friday | 8 am-5 pm

Closed most state holidays.


2205 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise, ID 83712



The Idaho State Historical Society offers a limited number of internships to advanced undergraduate and graduate students. Students interested in gaining professional experience in a cultural institution environment have a unique opportunity to work directly with museum, archives, preservation, historic sites, marketing and public relations professionals and participate in structured opportunities to learn.

  • Old Idaho Penitentiary: Education and interpretive programs
  • Idaho State Museum: Education programs, collections, History Day program
  • State Archives: Collections and digitization
  • State Historic Preservation Office: Collections and data entry
  • Administration: Marketing, Public Relations, Development

Contact us for more information on internships with the Idaho State Historical Society!

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