Internships

The HSU Natural History Museum partners with departements from within all colleges on campus to provide an array of student opportunities including free visitation to the NHM as part of a class assignment, and a variety of internships.  If you are a Humboldt State University or College of the Redwoods student or faculty member interested in setting up an internship, contact us for details.

Internship Examples

Saeng Pharn painting a giant dragon fly

Gallery Studies Intern Saeng Pharn painting a giant dragon fly model crafted for the NHM using a wire structure and many layers of paper mache.

Tina Llopis working with NHM Summer Youth Day Campers

Education Intern Tina Llopis working with NHM Summer Youth Day Campers to make seed balls at CCAT.

Intern Logan Naylor drawing bees as part of Pastels on the Plaza

Gallery Studies Intern Logan Naylor preparing to feature the NHM bees as part of Pastels on the Plaza.

Kerra Duignan and Arianna Topbjerg at a NHM Discovery Day teaching

Education Interns Kerra Duignan and Arianna Topbjerg at a NHM Discovery Day teaching our community about Tsunami zones with a set of activities they designed.

Student Employment

The HSU Natural History Museum participates in the Humboldt State University campus-based and community work study program.  HSU students should contact the financial aid office to check eligibility. 

Currently the HSU Natural History Museum does not have any employment openings.  Check back for future postings.

Group of NHM employees and students in a field posing for the camera

Campus and Community Events

The NHM prepares to march in the HSU Lumberjack Parade.

Students putting a case together at the museum

Exhibit Installation

NHM student staff install the intertidal exhibit after our move.

NHM Staff group shot

Celebration and Sharing

NHM staff celebrate the NHM’s 30th Anniversary and encourage all to share their experiences and memories on social media.

A student doing an experiment with baking soda

Joy of Discovery

Sharing the Joy of Discovery with the Community: Inspire learners of all ages to explore a variety of topics during hands-on activities at NHM Discovery Days.