Internships at Minute Man 2017

Intern Positions in Interpretation and Education

Full-time, 12-week internships offering a modest stipend and park housing are generally offered at the park each season. These positions are project-funded, and applicants are selected through the Student Conservation Association (SCA).

To see what positions are available and to apply, visit www.thesca.org. Submit an application for a conservation intern position at Minute Man National Historical Park, as early as February 2017 to begin in late May or early June, and concluding in August 2017 and by May, 2017 to begin in August and concluding in November. The interpretation, visitor services, historical research, living history, and operations duties of these positions are described on the SCA website.

Apply now! You must be between the ages of 21 and 35 to qualify. Submit an application for this position through the Student Conservation Association (SCA) at www.thesca.org. Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled in March- early April, 2017 for a start date in late May, 2017.

Other unpaid opportunities for students may also be available. The Volunteer Coordinator or the Chief of Interpretation and Education at the park can work with a candidate to develop an internship program to meets your course requirements. A firm time commitment is required, but the number of hours and schedule worked can be flexible. To apply for a customized internship, submit a volunteer application, a resume, and a letter describing your request and the requirements of your course of study or program. Applications must be received by March 15, 2017. Selections will be announced afterApril 1, 2017.

 

Visitor Education and Engagement Intern

About the Internship

Help Minute Man National Historical Park bring history to life!

We’re looking for a student or recent graduate with a passion for history, education and hands-on learning. If you have a background in public history, education, museum studies, or communication and are interested in a career with the National Park Service, this internship is for you. You will work as part of the park’s interpretive team to create interpretive activities, tools, and programs with a focus on visitor engagement, utilizing living history, discovery learning, role playing, and various other hands-on, audience-driven techniques. You will engage the general public in educational ways via social media and use social media to tell the story of the park in an interactive manner.

This internship is Direct Hire Authority Eligible, which means successful completion can lead to placement in a permanent, full-time position in the National Park Service, availability permitting.

This is a paid internship for the summer of 2017. A stipend and on-site housing are provided.

We can work with students and their colleges or universities to make this internship count towards class credit.

Duration: May 28, 2017 to August 19, 2017

To Apply

This internship is administered through the Student Conservation Association. Follow the link to the position description and click ‘APPLY NOW’ at the bottom of the page: http://www.thesca.org/serve/position/visitor-engagement-resource-assistant/po-00719960

Last updated: February 23, 2017

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Mailing Address:

North Bridge Visitor Center / Park Head Quarters
174 Liberty St.

Concord, MA 01742

Phone:

(978) 369-6993

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