Amanda Magera, The Witte Museum

In the Summer of 2012, I interned in the Public Programs and Special Events departments of the Witte Museum in San Antonio. Established in 1926, it focuses on the history of the area, both anthropological and natural. While some of the exhibits span all of Texas, others highlight San Antonio or South Texas more specifically. […]

Sandra Zwetzig, Texas Historical Commission – Historic Sites Division

In the summer of 2012, I worked as an intern with the Texas Historical Commission’s Historic Sites Division under the direct supervision of the Curator of Archaeology. The purpose of the internship was to learn about the curation of archaeological artifacts, why objects need curation, how to curate them properly, and the current state of […]

Alexandra Cerda, Austin Children’s Museum

During the summer of 2012, I had the privilege of interning at the Austin Children’s Museum. The museum was founded in 1983 and settled into its current downtown location in 1997. Since then it has enriched more than 800,000 visitors, striving to create valuable learning experiences for children and their families. As the Early Childhood […]

Lindsey Witty, Evant City Hall

My job as an intern at Evant City Hall was to collect, process, and audit utility bills. I also ordered office supplies, tidied up the office, and filed multiple types of forms and paperwork. The filing of paperwork included everything the city’s accountant would need for auditing purposes such as copies of checks we received […]