Drake Well Museum and Park in Titusville, PA, is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) in partnership with Friends of Drake Well, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit, community-based organization. Drake Well Museum and Park also administers Historic Pithole City in Pleasantville, PA, and McClintock Well #1 in Rouseville, PA. The mission of Drake Well Museum and Park is to uncover, preserve, and share Pennsylvania's rich petroleum history, connecting past to present through a diversity of perspectives and inspiring our global audience to strive for a sustainable energy future.

3 Summer Museum Internships (full-time, seasonal) - Friends of Drake Well, Inc., is offering the opportunity for students to apply for full-time internships at Drake Well Museum and Park and Historic Pithole City during the Summer of 2024. The internships are for students who are currently enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s or advanced degree programs, have completed at least one year and are in good academic standing. Interns work alongside Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and Friends of Drake Well staff to gain experience and aid in the everyday operations of the Museum.

Drake Well Summer Museum Internships offer students the opportunity to be introduced and trained in many of the professional skills of the museum environment. Students will work with staff on various projects such as research and development of programs and events, archival and collections projects, and museum operations and administration.

  • Students can apply for a Friends of Drake Well 2024 Summer Museum Internship at www.joinhandshake.com
  • Internships will be between May 2024 and August 2024
  • Applications are due February 9, 2024

For more information review the listing on Handshake or contact:
Sarah Goodman, Museum Educator
Phone: (814) 827-2797
Email: sargoodman@pa.gov