Careers & Volunteering

Be part of history.

Looking for a career at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, an internship to build your experience, or a volunteer opportunity to help us preserve and share the state’s historic resources? Discover the many diverse and exciting opportunities at MDAH.


Full-Time Roles

There are no full time job listings at this time.

Part-Time Roles

There are no part time job listings at this time.
MDAH Staff

To apply for a position at MDAH, please submit an email application via the Mississippi Personnel Board. For more information about a position or the application process, please contact human resources at 601-576-6865 or

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Volunteers are critical to the operations of the department. Every day volunteers help fulfill our mission to preserve Mississippi’s diverse historic resources and share them with people around the world. From behind-the-scenes assistance to up-close and personal roles with the public, discover the volunteer opportunity that fits your skills and interests.

Volunteers serve in each of our five divisions—Administration, Archives and Record Services, Historic Preservation, Programs and Communication, and the Museum Division— in a variety of ways at the following museums and sites throughout the state.


Eudora Welty House & Garden

Two Mississippi Museums (Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum)

William F. Winter Archives and History Building 


Volunteer Applications for Adults


18+, non-academic

Adult Volunteer Online Application Form

Volunteer Applications for College Students

Youth Volunteers

16+, service learning

Youth Volunteer Application Form

For Active Volunteers

VicNet Portal

Active MDAH volunteers who have created a VicNet account may access their account information by clicking the button below:
VicNet Volunteer Information Center

Volunteer Handbook

The official MDAH Volunteer Handbook contains everything you need to know to volunteer — from our vision, mission, and values, to what to do in an emergency.
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Volunteer Newsletter

You might be amazed to learn how our diverse, talented team of volunteers works with MDAH employees to share Mississippi stories with people around the world. Sign up for our Volunteer Newsletter to discover what they’re up to and receive news about MDAH's volunteer program.
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Be part of history. Volunteer with MDAH and help us preserve and connect Mississippi’s rich historic resources with people around the world.