Folk Festival Parking and Schedule Changes
While the park helps the city prepare for and celebrate the Lowell Folk Festival, the Visitor Center parking lot at 304 Dutton St. will be closed Wed July 23-Mon July 28. Also check our Operating Hours page for changes to tour and exhibit schedules. More »
Internships and Work-Study Positions
Exciting Internships at Lowell National Historical Park
Work that contributes to a student's academic program and future career plans may be found here at the park in the following areas:
The park will work with a candidate to customize an internship or practicum that achieves the student's goals, as well as fitting the park's needs and capabilities. Interdisciplinary programs can be designed to gain experience in more than one professional field. Candidates will apply by submitting a letter of application and a resume. They will be interviewed and evaluated for acceptance into the program. The availability of opportunities in the individual disciplines will vary according to staffing levels and workloads in the park. Stipends from the park are usually not available in this program. For further information or to begin the application process, call Park Volunteer Office at 978-275-1740 or contact us.
Did You Know?
Protests came to Lowell in the mid-1830s. Mill management...twice reduced the take-home pay of women workers. Faced with growing inventories and falling prices, owners believed the only way to sustain profits was to cut labor costs. The mill workers were not willing to accept this logic.