Fall Internships Available at Grey Towers
MILFORD, PA – Applications currently are being accepted for internships at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, PA, that will run from mid-August and September through the end of the year. College students and recent grads who are interested in gardening, horticulture and landscape architecture; museum and curatorial services; history, parks & recreation and natural resource conservation are encouraged to apply.
Through a partnership with the Student Conservation Association, these US Forest Service positions carry a subsistence allowance, and housing on the historic estate and uniforms may be provided. Start and end dates vary per internship assignment.
Apply through the web at www.thesca.org and search for the positions below:
• Gardening/Horticulture: This position provides a valuable, practical experience for a motivated undergraduate college student or recent grad who wants a hands-on experience to challenge and broaden the student’s knowledge of practical applications of horticultural theory learned in the classroom. Sept. 12-Dec. 4. Visit www.thesca.org and search for Position #00696017. For more information contact Elizabeth Hawke, Horticulturist, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-296-6061 ext. 162.
• Museum/Curatorial: Two positions are available from Sept. 19-Dec. 11. Students have an opportunity to gain hands on experience with caring for museum collections including registration, cataloguing, and conservation and archiving methods while working with the Grey Towers Museum Specialist in the historic mansion. Students of art or museum studies programs are sought. Search for Positions # PO-00696012 and PO-00696013 at www.thesca.org. For information call Rebecca Philpot at 570-296-9679.
• Visitor Services/Public Programs: One position for a student or recent grad who will gain practical experience in all facets of operating a visitor and conference center with a focus on history and natural resource conservation. Beginning in August through the end of October, the duties include giving tours, public programs, school groups and more. Search for Position #PO-00696014 at www.thesca.org. For more information contact Lori McKean at email@example.com or call 570-296-9672.
Additional information about Grey Towers can be located on the web at www.fs.usda.gov/greytowers or by calling 570-296-9630.