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Internship Program

Internship Program

Are you committed to learning how to make outstanding museums and cultural institutions? Are you creative and passionate? Would you like to interact with and learn from some of the world’s leading museum and cultural professionals?

The Lord Cultural Resources Internship program may be for you!

Interns at Lord Cultural Resources gain broad experience that carries them toward professional careers in the cultural sector. They contribute directly to current projects, conduct research, and have input into internal strategic initiatives. Interns work closely with professional consulting staff and have the opportunity to choose a focus in Strategy and Management, Facilities Planning or Exhibitions. We also offer internships focused on business operations in Graphic Communications, Special Libraries and Knowledge Management, Marketing and Communications, and Human Resources.

Our internships are structured to meet your academic or career goals. We work hard to provide Interns with rare opportunities to gain practical experience, increase exposure, and develop lasting relationships with professionals within the cultural sector. An Internship at Lord Cultural Resources is an exciting and rewarding experience that provides you with new skills, valuable experience, and a network of professional contacts that will serve you well throughout your career.

Lord Cultural Resources is an equal opportunity workplace and welcomes cultural diversity in our workforce.


How to Apply

Application Process:  To be considered for the Lord Cultural Resources Internship Program please submit the following details to hr@lord.ca:

  1. Cover Letter, which includes:
    • Why you want to participate in the program
    • How would your internship relate to your previous experience and benefit your future goals
    • What special skills, qualifications, or experience you will bring to your placement
    • If your internship is being completed for academic credit, details of the program and requirements for your program
  2. Resumé
  3. List of 3 professional or academic references with contact details
  4. A portfolio sample reflecting the type of work you have done that relates to the area in which you would prefer to focus your Internship (e.g. writing, design samples as applicable).

Selection Process: Internship are offered year round and timed to meet the needs of your schedule. Selections are based upon educational background and achievements, relevant life and work experiences, and our ability to help you achieve your goals.

Timing of Process: We are happy to receive your application at anytime. Please provide sufficient time for consideration.

Please Note: Interns are responsible for coordinating their own visa, accommodation, transportation, and other expenses.

 Please send any questions to hr@lord.ca.

  • “My internship experience this summer was wonderful and unforgettable. Lord Cultural Resources is really a growing organism providing its employees flexibility to develop their own ideas and encourage them to move forward.”
    Pei-Yi Kuo, Intern
  • “Working for one museum is great, but working with many is even better.”
    Emily Berg, Summer Intern 2016
  • “Working on fascinating projects for museums located all over the world is an invaluable experience.”
    Maureen Marshall, Intern 2016
  • “My time at Lord was an invaluable learning experience. The projects I contributed to wove business, arts and cultural elements together, allowing me to combine my background in Art History, with my passion for culture, and find real life application for skills built through my MBA program.”
    Megan Lynch, Summer intern 2016
  • “Being a part of the Lord Cultural Resources' team was a whirlwind experience; all of you are tirelessly committed to your work. My friends have asked me, how I am enjoying my placement. I feel grateful that I never hesitated with a response. Each time I was able to reference the calibre and quality of work that is produced and the talent and intelligence that exists in each member of the team. As I take my next steps in life, another graduation ceremony and hopefully a real grownup job, I want you all to know that my time at Lord will help guide and support me.”
    Shelby Roloson
  • “During my internship at Lord Cultural Resources, I was able to contribute as part of a team and offer my own ideas to enrich projects and work processes. Everyone at the organization was so friendly and inclusive and helped me to gain knowledge in my area of specialization.”
    Julia Michener
  • “During my period at Lord, I felt included in all elements of projects and was treated like a professional employee. I felt that my opinions were respected and valued and my input was incorporated into products for clients. Overall, it was a great experience and I felt I learned a great deal that can be carried into my professional career.”
    Kim Springle
  • “Working with Lord Cultural Resources has been extremely fulfilling both educationally and professionally. Your team-oriented mentality and collaborative work environment allowed me to be a contributing member, immersed in project work, from day one.”
    Caitlin Kerker Mennen