•  Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace N.H.S.

    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    National Historic Site New York

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  • The Upper Gallery is currently closed for renovations.

    These renovations will improve preservation of artifacts and enhance the visitor experience. The Lower Gallery has been reopened, its exhibits are methodically being returned. Period room tours are offered at the regularly scheduled times.

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Theodore chopping wood-1905

Theodore was a firm believer in good, hard work and what he called "the strenuous life". This photo of him chopping wood was taken in 1905.

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All employment opportunities with the National Park Service are made available on USAJOBS, the official job site of the United States Federal Government.

To learn more about jobs with the National Park Service, please go to the National Park Service Personnel website at www.nps.gov/personnel.

For information about how to prepare an application for federal government employment, please click here.

Summer Job Opportunities for Youth

Looking for a different, exciting summer job that challenges you and trains you in new skills? Full-time students can apply for summer work at National Parks throughout New York Harbor through two dynamic programs.

The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) places students, age 15-18, in a variety of duties at National Parks in New York Harbor. To learn more about, and apply for this program, visit the NPNH Youth Conservation Corps webpage. See and hear what YCC students in the summer of 2009 had to say about their work experience in these video podcasts.

The Youth Intern Program (YIP) invites full-time college students to make a multi-year commitment to work for the National Park Service as they prepare for a career with the agency. Interns work 40 hours per week in the summer and intermittently during the rest of the year. Work on weekends may be required. Returning YIP interns are expected to mentor new recruits. Please email us for more information.


 

Did You Know?

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Theodore's father was one of the founders of the American Museum of Natural History. In 1869, Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. along with the museum's other founders signed the museum's charter in the parlor of the Roosevelt home at 28 East 20th Street.