Internships at Minute Man 2018

A group of MIMA interns.

Public History College Internship

If you love history, education, or national parks, you’ll love this opportunity! Learn about public history interpretation in a beautiful park that commemorates the first battle of the American Revolution. Interns will research, develop, and present interpretive programs and participate in living history demonstrations. This is a great way to gain experience with the National Park Service and to work at a premiere historic site.

You must be 18-35 years old and enrolled in a two year or four year college program or be in a graduate program.

Duration: 10 weeks, June to August

This is a paid internship and participates are eligible for an AmeriCorps Education Award.

To Apply

Closed. Application deadline March 26, 2018.

This is a CRDIP internship. The Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program (CRDIP) is a special professional development internship offering that supports undergraduate and graduate students, from underrepresented populations, who wish to gain exposure to and experience in the historic preservation/cultural resources fields of work.


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 30, 2018. Selections will be announced after April 2, 2018.

At The Wayside. Actors from the summer intern program.
2017 Wayside Players.


History Internship Living History Players!

Take on the role of one of the teenagers or young adults who lived at The Wayside by conducting research, writing, and performing the character.

Apply now to: Bring the past to life! 1775 - 1905 Take on the role of one of the teenagers or young adults who lived at The Wayside. Research, write, and perform living history programs! Work in a National Park! Earn your service learning hours. Gain experience for your college resume. Have fun!

Roles include:

  • Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women, and her sisters in the 1840s
  • Daughters and son of Nathaniel Hawthorne, author of The Scarlet Letter, and son of neighbor Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1860s
  • Whitney family members who witnessed the British marching in and out of Concord on the fateful day of April 19, 1775.
  • Margaret, daughter of Harriett Lothrop, author of the Five Little Peppers, in 1905

You will:

  • Work in the historic house, The Wayside.
  • Wear historic costumes to complete the character role.
  • Work as part of a team: with park rangers, teachers, and other re-enactors.
  • Conduct research and write a character script/ performance sketch/program role
  • Participate in regularly scheduled public tours, incorporating the character role with the ranger's tour Participate in three special programs
  • Be an official park volunteer.
  • Have fun!

You need to:
Be in grades 9 – 12
Have an interest in history, historic fashion, and/or research
Be willing to perform to small groups of visitors
Be willing to participate in a team
Be available for required dates:
• Weekdays, June 18 - 29, 9 am - 3 pm, preparation/training
• Saturday, August 4, 12 - 5, program
• Sunday, August 5, 12 - 5, program
• Sunday, September 6, 12- 5, program
• July 1 - August 31, Thursdays -Mondays, about 10 hours/wk
• September - October: after school and weekends

To Apply: Send an email to:
• Michelle Blees: e-mail us and
• Kim Frederick:

The email must include one to two paragraphs describing why you want to be a Living History Player. In addition, describe how you meet the above qualifications.
The email must be sent by April 30, 2018.


Last updated: March 27, 2018

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