Each year the park offers internships through the organization, Student Conservation Association (SCA). Intern opportunities may exist in several park departments and areas, such as interpretation, curatorial, maintenance and natural resources. Internships run from 12 weeks to six months. Participants receive a stipend and housing. You may call the park for more information about the specific position (603) 675-2175 x110
Internship descriptions and application materials are available on the SCA website: www.thesca.org
CURRENT OPEN INTERNSHIPS
2. Interpretation Intern: Early August - late October 2014
1. Interpretation Intern: Late May - early August 2014
Apply through the Student Conservation Association at www.thesca.org
PO-00474193, --Direct link to internship announcement:
Interpreting the home, studio and gardens of Augustus Saint-Gaudens and various other duties connected with the site in the bookstore and fee collection kiosk.
3. Curatorial Internships June - August, three available
Apply through the student Conservation Association at: www.thesca.org
PO-00461800, ---Direct link to the internship announcement
Assist the Curator with preparing annual reports, museum housekeeping, cataloging, and exhibit preparation among other duties; assist with opening and closing the museum, (pack and unpack boxes, label contents, and maintain a record of boxes and their contents); assist with cleaning and preparation of objects for exhibit or winter storage (this task requires ability to lift and carry boxes and objects and climb ladders); catalog objects on ANCS (Automated National Cataloging System) according to NPS Procedures outlined in the NPS Museum Handbook, and with supervision and instruction of the Curator; repair, maintain and organize manual and automated curatorial records including accession records, catalog records, loan and accession records; complete annual inventory following instructions and procedures outlined by the Curator as found in NPS Museum Handbook and ANCS Handbook; perform routine research for catalog records, exhibits and other purposes as assigned; implement museum maintenance and housekeeping procedures as directed and according to established standards; implement museum environmental monitoring program, including gathering data, maintaining the monitoring equipment and preparing permanent records as directed; assist in the preparation, installation and de-installation of exhibits; work with the park's Visitor Services Division in preparing and delivering a specialized tour to park visitors (possible); assist with photograph requests, including scanning, saving on a CD and mailing.
Curatorial internships for students in Museum Studies programs, may also be arranged on an individual basis. Contact Dr. Henry Duffy, Curator, (603) 675-2175 x112
Individually designed student internships not through SCA, may also be arranged with the park. Please contact the park volunteer coordinator, Gregory Schwarz, at (603) 675-2175 x107, for more information.
Current SCA Internships Available:
Please check the park website or the SCA website for the 2009 season internships.
Volunteer opportunities are available at the park with all divisions. Please contact Judi Tatem, Volunteer Coordinator, at (603) 675-2175 x100 for more information.
Seasonal employment opportunities are sometimes available at the park. When open, these are advertised on the Federal Government's Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website: www.usajobs.gov. You may also contact the park for more details.