SUMMER 2017 INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
A self-directed history, public history or historic preservation student is sought for a unique internship opportunity at four sites in Maryland’s Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area: Antietam National Battlefield, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Newcomer House and Pry House Field Hospital Museum. The intern will gain hands-on experience in the field of public history by creating and leading interpretive programs, providing educational experiences for school groups, and working behind the scenes at several sites of national significance. The intern will work full-time over the course of the summer, gaining valuable experience at four different—but related—historic sites. The intern will provide recommendations at the end of the summer for ways to strengthen a shared visitor experience across these sites, all located in Washington County, Maryland. The intern will receive a stipend of $2,800. Download the complete description here.
How to apply: Email a one-page cover letter explaining interest and career goals, along with a one-page résumé to Auni Gelles (email@example.com) by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 15. Decisions will be announced via email by Wednesday, March 15.
Heritage Area Staff Contacts
Elizabeth Scott Shatto
Washington County Heritage Area Assistant