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Children looking at the curio cabinet in the Oneida Community Mansion House


Volunteer & Internship Opportunities



Oneida Community Mansion House relies on the expertise of our volunteer staff who generously share their time, talents, and expertise. Docent and other volunteer opportunities are available in delivering public educational programs, guided tours, and behind the scenes projects.


Please see our description of Volunteer Positions and apply to join our volunteer staff. For more information contact us at 315-363-0745 or e-mail

Cornell student volunteers painting grain on woodwork at the Oneida Community Mansion House


Internship Opportunities


The OCMH does not offer stipends at this time; however, our institution is happy to work with students who are applying through their accredited college or university to obtain credit for this unique experiential learning opportunity. OCMH can provide housing for the course of the internship. For any questions about the application process, please contact OCMH by phone: 315-363-0745. 

The OCMH is a 19th-century National Historic Landmark built by and for the utopian socialist Oneida Community in central New York State. OCMH comprises 93,000 square feet of interior space sited on over 200 acres of landscaped grounds. The Mansion House includes exhibits, period rooms, a library, and continues to provide lodging and residential housing. OCMH conducts programming and sponsors research on 19th and early 20th-century society and themes, such as communitarianism, gender, class, childhood, agriculture, industrialization, artistic expression, and craft work.

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