Support interpretive actions by providing research into accurate historical information that may be used in on-site programming. Read and research through historical accounts for assigned data. Write a research report of findings, including proper citations of facts and figures from the historical accounts, following approved style manual. Work effectively with library and curatorial staff, maintaining internal customer service standards. Interns may also be required to handle and catalog artifacts as well as maintain museum exhibits.
Museum Operations and Education: Curatorial, Interpretive Services and/or On-Site Education Departments. The potential exists for placement at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, Jamestown Settlement, or Central Support Complex.
Desired Qualifications and/or Skills:
Good public contact skills and desire to learn; able to work independently. Must possess research skills and be able to use internet responsibly. Familiarity with either 17th or 18th century history a real plus. Must possess computer skills, and have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.