Volunteer & Internship

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*Note: You MUST be a registered member (Partner or Northeast Region Contact) to submit opportunity. (If you are not registered, please do so (it’s FREE and easy!).


Preston Historical Society is looking for a volunteer with a computer to work on the digitization of the Preston Historical Society archives. Work from home on the ctcollections.org site. Training and support are available. Contact Linda Christensen at LindaCh5@comcast.net if interested.

Brookside Farm Museum of East Lyme seeks volunteer docents, interpreters, researchers, artists, and gardeners to help get the site to the next level of usefulness and inspiration for southeast Connecticut. Now is your chance to play a big role in the development of this historic site. Visit website www.brooksidefarmmuseum.com and/or email brooksidefarmmuseum@gmail.com.

Old Mystic History Center
Seeking volunteers for the following roles. If interested, please contact Sharon Maynard at omhc06372@yahoo.com; Phone 860-5369771; Website

Transcription Assistant
Our Transcription Assistant will be aiding the Board of Directors in transcribing and gathering meta data from interviews recorded for the Old Mystic Oral History Project. This data will then be entered into our database for use by researchers. Volunteers will be instructed as to how to use “Sonix” software, an online, automated transcription application.
Scanning and Digitizing Assistant
Our Scanning and Digitizing Assistant will assist with scanning and digitizing antique glass slides from our Waite and Williams collections. These slides were made in the later years of the 1800’s and the early 1900’s. The slides depict life in Old Mystic, CT. Volunteer will be instructed as to how to use our scanning equipment and enter relevant information about each slide into our data base.
Library Assistant
Volunteers will assist in greeting visitors, helping visitors with their research projects, and promoting OMHC memberships, entering items into our database (primarily scrapbook/notebook materials and items from newly acquired collections), assist with ongoing projects/exhibits, such as the Old Mystic Oral History Project. Volunteers may be asked to liaise with other institutions as a representative.

Goodspeed Musicals’ Administrative Internship Program welcomes qualified applicants from colleges and universities. A major goal of the program is to serve as a training ground for aspiring theatre professionals. This program offers interns experiential learning and networking opportunities, complimentary tickets to Goodspeed productions and productions at other theatres when available, the opportunity to earn college credit through an academic institution, the ability to view archival Goodspeed production footage, regular seminars taught by Goodspeed staff members, meetings with staff members, a tour of Goodspeed facilities, access to the world-renowned Scherer Library of Musical Theatre and educational opportunities tailored to interns’ or volunteers’ individual interests.

Goodspeed offers internships in the following departments: Education & Library, Marketing/Public Relations, Producing, Company Management, and Management (graduate-level applicants only). Each administrative department determines hours and commitment for internship and volunteer positions individually. All internships are unpaid.  For more information and to apply, please visit our website at www.goodspeed.org/education-library/internships.