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Interpretive Services Assistant

Intern Duties:
Provide historical interpretation in one of our five interpretive sites so visitors receive a quality educational experience. Greet, orient, and assist visitors with information regarding museum programs, area attractions, and services. Perform specific activities and assist with hands-on demonstrations related to that particular interpretive site. Through special request, interns have the potential to complete an independent research project under the guidance of museum staff.

Some interns will be given specific research projects to assist with during the course of their internship and have a stronger focus on research and methodology. While others may focus on public history and education. This is a highly competitive internship!

Museum Operations and Education: Museum Education Services, Interpretive Services.Positions are available in five different interpretive areas at both Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.

Desired Qualifications and/or Skills:
Good public contact skills and the desire to learn. Must be able to tolerate all weather conditions, smoke from fires and frequent encounters with insects and/or small wildlife.