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There are several way to get involved at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

In addition to permanent employment, there are opportunities to volunteer, intern, or be a part of the Docent Guild. Click the links below to learn more!

  • All of the hiring at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is done through the National Archives and Records Administration.

    • Please visit the National Archives Employment Page for information about any jobs that might be available at the Nixon Library and for instructions on how to apply.
  • The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, a nonpartisan federal institution operated by the National Archives and Records Administration, seeks talented and energetic interns in each of our three departments.

    The Museum
    The museum staff develops and installs both temporary and permanent exhibitions as well as preserves and catalogs the Library’s collection of priceless artifacts. Interns will work closely with staff to maintain collections records, store museum items, assist in preparing, installing, and removing exhibits, answer the public’s questions about the museum’s collection, and undertake research projects pertaining to public programming and exhibitions. 

    The Education Department 
    The education staff oversees school tours, develops innovative educational resources for both the web and museum visitors, coordinates public events, and works closely with teachers and school districts to create curriculum and programming. Interns lead school tours, conduct research, develop educational materials, and assist with programs. 

    The Archive
    The archival staff is responsible for preserving and making available to the public the documents and audiovisual materials from the life and times of President Nixon. Interns work directly with either textual or audio visual archivists on a variety of different preservation, digitization and reference projects.

    Spaces are limited and internships are awarded on a rolling semester-by-semester basis by a competitive process.

    To apply for these positions, please send a resume and cover letter by email or U.S. Postal Service to

        Juan Ugarte
        Volunteer Coordinator
        Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
        18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
        Yorba Linda, CA 92886 
        juan.ugarte@nara.gov

  • As one of the 14 National Archives Presidential Libraries in the country, we offer some unique and interesting volunteer opportunities. Volunteers play a vital role in maintaining the library and furthering our mission. We rely on talented and energetic volunteers in each of our three departments.

    The Museum
    The museum staff develops and installs both temporary and permanent exhibitions as well as preserves and catalogs the Library’s collection of priceless artifacts. Interns will work closely with staff to maintain collections records, store museum items, assist in preparing, installing, and removing exhibits, answer the public’s questions about the museum’s collection, and undertake research projects pertaining to public programming and exhibitions. 

    The Education Department 
    The education staff oversees school tours, develops innovative educational resources for both the web and museum visitors, coordinates public events, and works closely with teachers and school districts to create curriculum and programming. Interns lead school tours, conduct research, develop educational materials, and assist with programs. 

    The Archive
    The archival staff is responsible for preserving and making available to the public the documents, photographs, and tapes from the life and times of President Nixon. Interns work directly with either textual or audio visual archivists on a variety of different preservation, digitization and reference projects. 

    For more information contact:

        Juan Ugarte
        Volunteer Coordinator
        Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
        18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
        Yorba Linda, CA 92886 
        juan.ugarte@nara.gov