• The Planting/Print Room at Olmsted NHS

    Frederick Law Olmsted

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Internships

A group photo of SCA interns, SCA board members, and some supervisory staff from Frederick Law Olmsted NHS

Left to right: Hugh Montgomery, Director of Gift Planning; Student Conservation Association board members (standing in the back row); Lee Farrow Cook, Site Manager; Myra Harrison, Superintendent; Elizabeth Cushman, founder of the SCA; Liza Stearns, Education Specialist; and SCA interns: Adrienne Sharigian, Beth Findley, Sara Patton, Jessica Muscaro, Matt Griffing. Photo courtesy of Student Conservation Association.


Interested in an internship position that meets your academic requirements or supports your career goals? The park offers opportunities real-world learning experiences in the following areas:

• Programming for school groups
• Youth afterschool and summer programming
• Interpretation and visitor services
• Marketing and communications
• Volunteer program management
• Preservation Maintenance: historic buildings and grounds

You may choose from an existing internship position, or we can work with you to customize an internship or practicum that helps you achieve your goals while making a meaningful contribution to park programming and operations. Internship opportunities vary according to park staffing levels and workloads.

Application Instructions

Interested? Send us a cover letter stating the nature of your interest, a resume, and three reference contacts. After reviewing your package, we will contact you to arrange an interview to assess your eligibility for the VIP/Internship program.

For further information or to begin the application process, call the park Volunteer Coordinator at 617-566-1689 ext 206 or contact us via e-mail.
 
Four Interns reading a park plaque
Interns read a plaque on a ranger led tour of Franklin Park. Photo by Liza Stearns. Courtesy of NPS, Olmsted NHS.

"As a graphic design intern, I have been able to collaborate with passionate project team members whose energy and vision pushed me to create better designs"

-Mathew Griffing, SCA Intern

 
An Intern taking a photograph
SCA Communications Intern Matthew Griffing takes photographs in Franklin Park. Photo by Adrienne Sharigian. Courtesy of NPS, Olmsted NHS.

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