Become an Intern at Steppingstone

Position Information

Are you interested in History or Art or museum management? Are you new to the museum world and looking for hands-on experience? Then Steppingstone Farm Museum is the place for you!


Steppingstone Farm Museum preserves and interprets the rural heritage of Harford County. Since 1968, when the museum was founded, the collection has increased to more than 5,000 accessioned objects, which include tools, textiles, paintings, works on paper, furniture, toys, and other materials pertaining to rural life in Harford County from 1880 to 1920. The collection is estimated to be more than 7,000 objects.


Interns work with the curator in cataloging, inventorying, and caring for the collections. They assist with special events, education programs, and other duties as needed. Interns focus on a project that will give them significant experience in the workplace. This is an unpaid internship. Interns are expected to work some weekends as necessary.


Interns may be students in an undergraduate program, recent graduates from an undergraduate program, or graduate students. Applicants must have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Applicants should have an interest in history, the arts, agriculture, or museum work. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and presentation skills are preferred. May have experience with PastPerfect database.

How to Apply

Download the application below and email it, along a cover letter and writing sample, to Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Due to a high level of interest not all applications will result in an interview. If you have any questions, please email Abigail Harting at

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