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Internship: Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (Summer 2014)

The Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire is offering three paid internships during the Summer of 2014.

Who We Are

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site celebrates the famous American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, an artist of the Beaux-Arts period classically trained in clay, whose works range from bas-reliefs and numismatic designs to bronze sculptures. Among his well-known works were Civil War memorials such as; the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial on Boston Common which commemorates Shaw and the African-American 54thMassachusetts Volunteer Infantry and a portrayal of the 16th American President Abraham Lincoln: The Man (also called Standing Lincoln) at Lincoln Park in Chicago.

The historic site comprises the artist’s house featuring original furnishings, his studio displaying plaster works and galleries showcasing bronze reliefs.  Outdoor bronze sculptures are admired amid the grounds and historic gardens. Daily tours, weekend concerts, special exhibits and events occur throughout the season.  The park is one of the few National Parks accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and our museum collection contains the largest assemblage of Saint-Gaudens artwork in the world.

Curatorial Internship (SGNHS)

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site will hire three interns for seven weeks during the summer of 2014 with a $75 per week stipend. Interns will work primarily with the park’s Curator and Museum Technician assisting with collections management; inventory of objects, routine cleaning of artifacts, housing and labeling objects. Interns will learn proper object handling and basic care treatments including preservation of bronze statues. Individual or group projects requiring research on a park related topic or artifact(s) may be possible, for which interns will learn aspects of exhibit development, implementation, and installation. The internship will also include exposure to other museum operations though work-study assignments and field trips to several other nearby museums.

Qualifications: Enrolled in a museum studies or related program; some knowledge and appreciation of art history, strong writing skills, research, organization, interpersonal, communication and computer skills; and the ability to work both independently, in groups and with park staff.

Group housing is provided; however a car is necessary for access to food, recreation, points of interest and other facilities. For more information on SGNHS, please visit our website athttp://www.nps.gov/saga/index.htm. Applications are due by

For more information contact Dr. Henry Duffy, Curator, at henry_duffy@nps.gov. 603-675-2175 x: 112.

How to Apply

Please check the SCA website http://www.thesca.org/serve/positions and type “Gaudens” in the Keywords box.

International students must obtain a US Visa if selected for an SCA internship.  For more information on obtaining the appropriate visa please refer to: http://www.thesca.org/serve/international-applicants

The park is happy to work with students and their schools on submitting documentation for the internship to qualify for academic credits. Thank you for your consideration, we look forward to hearing from you.

Paid Internships: Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI is accepting applications for its 2014 Honors Internship Program between January 29th and February 4th, 2014 (the window of opportunity is very narrow). The 10-week program will run between June 1 and August 9 and is a valuable opportunity for college students to work alongside special agents, intelligence analysts, and professional staff while gaining valuable career experience. Many interns use this program as a springboard to an FBI career.

Students can apply online at www.fbijobs.gov. (Link for honors programs is on the homepage of site)

The program offers 200 paid internships for students to work in select Field Offices across the country and in Headquarters divisions in and around DC. Interns will be compensated at the GS-2 to GS-7 hourly rates based on their level of education.


To qualify, applicants must:

– Be a U.S. citizen;

– Possess a GPA of 3.0 or higher;

– Be an undergrad, graduate, or post-doctorate student who will not graduate prior to June 1;

– Be able to pass an FBI background investigation and receive a Top Secret security clearance.



Mt. Vernon Historic Trades Internships

Spend a summer immersed in the 18th-Century at George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Each year, Mount Vernon’s Department of Historic Trades accepts a select number of applicants for summer internships. With focus on the Pioneer Farm and George Washington’s Distillery & Gristmill, these internships provide an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students to become immersed in 18th-century history, agriculture, and industry.

After completing a brief training program, interns will work as full-time Historic Trades Interpreters for a period of 10 weeks under the direction of our professional interpretive staff. Interns live on the grounds of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate during the internship. In addition, interns participate in special field trips to other historic sites and museums in the region.

Candidates interested in Historic Trades internships should have a background in history or agriculture, be comfortable with public speaking, and be available during the entire internship period of June 2 –August 8, 2014. Interns will be expected to work a five-day, 40-hour work week that will include some weekends.

Students accepted into the program will receive reimbursement for travel expenses to and from Mount Vernon, accommodations on the estate, and estimated biweekly wages of $450 (based on hours worked, accommodations in addition, all before taxes).

We are looking for highly motivated students who will enjoy the challenges and benefits of participating in this program. We will be happy to discuss the internship in more detail with you and any students who are interested in applying. Additional information about the internship, and the application form, can be found on the Mount Vernon website.

Completed applications must be returned to Mount Vernon by February 28, 2014 for consideration.

If you have any questions, contact GWEntrepreneur@mountvernon.org or call Donna Boulter, Interpretive Operations Manager, 703.799.8611 or Steve Bashore, Manager of Historic Trades, 703.799.6805.


Paid Internship: Marine Corps History Division (Summer 2014)

The History Division of the United States Marine Corps is currently accepting applications for a summer 2014 internship. This is a PAID internship position ($9 / hour).


Applicants will be notified of acceptance by 21 March 2014.

For more information and an application form, see this link:


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