2018 Summer Internships
Four 12 - week interpretive internships and one 12- week curatorial internship position are available for the 2018 summer season. Interpretive interns research, prepare, and present 15-20 minute orientation tours to visitors arriving at the site and 20-30 minute in-depth talks about aspects of Eisenhower's life and work. They work in the Eisenhower home presenting short talks in the living room and answering visitor questions. They also assist children participating in the Jr. Secret Service Agent program. The curatorial internship involves working with the site's curator to catalog, clean, and re-organize artifacts.
Summer Interns work a 40 hour week with formal and informal on-the-job training provided. The internships are not paid, but housing and a living stipend are provided.
Students who have completed at least two years of college and are working toward degrees in History, Political Science, Museum Studies, Park Management, Education or related fields are welcome to apply. Summer internship positions are often committed by late January. To be considered for a summer position, it's best to have your resume and cover letter to us by the first week of January. We usually fill positions by the end of January.E-mail your resume and cover letter to Ranger Ahna Wilson. Or send them via snail mail to: Eisenhower NHS, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325.