The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum offers unpaid internships that advance college students’ educational goals and the Museum’s mission.

Internships are designed for a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks with consideration given to individual university requirements. Internships are offered three times a year: Spring, January–April; Summer, May–August; Fall, September–December. Educational programs which operate on a quarterly basis may be accommodated. Accommodation of requests to adjust the 12-week, 20-hour schedule are at the discretion of the internship supervisor.

Motivated students who are seeking hands-on experiences in a team-oriented environment find excellent opportunities at the museum. Available internships provide learning opportunities in archival preservation, research, event management, communication and marketing, development, and educational programming.


Applications for spring internships will be accepted from September 23 to November 13 or until position is filled.

  • Development Internship
  • Public Relations Internship
  • Marketing Internship
  • Sponsorship Internship
  • Creative Internship
  • Public Programs Internship
  • School Programs Internship
  • Youth and Family Programs Internship
  • Digital and Library Collections Internship
  • Event Internship
  • Museum Sales and Guest Relations Internship
  • Video Editor Internship

Internship FAQs

Are the internships paid or unpaid?

All internships are unpaid learning experiences designed to further the intern's educational goals and the mission of the museum.

Do you have to be a student to apply?

Preference is given to students who are receiving academic credit. Non-students should be able to demonstrate a connection between the internship and a career or academic goal.

Are international students accepted?

Applications from international students are accepted. Students must obtain a J-1 Visa before being accepted as interns. The museum cannot assist students in obtaining visas.

For additional information, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 615-760-6537 or by email at