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.
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 216 or contact us via e-mail.
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Did You Know?
Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. helped draft the language that defines the NPS. Its mission: “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein…and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations”