• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania


Re-enactors Firing cannon

The National Park Service offers unique internship opportunities, such as living history demonstrations.

College credits may be earned through internships. College students should speak with their advisers about the number of hours required to earn college credit.

Housing and RV campsite are available for full time volunteers and interns. Training, volunteer uniform shirts and/or living history costumes may be provided. Historic black powder weapons training for living history soldiers in usually held in early June.


Send a message to the volunteer coordinator for more information.

Did You Know?

Drover herding sheep along the road

Jesse Peirsol, a wagoner remembers one night at a tavern where there were 30 six-horse teams parked in the wagon yard, 100 mules in a pen, 1,000 hogs in an enclosure and as many cattle in the field. He said he would never forget “the music made by this large number of hogs, in eating corn.”