Interpretation Intern

Expected Dates
May 18, 2014 to August 9, 2014
Site
Minute Man National Historical Park
Position ID
PO-00495707
You will give formal interpretive talks at the North Bridge (20%), conduct living history demonstrations of characters with various occupations and economic status (20%), staff information and sales desks and provide visitor orientation (40%), research aspects of 18th century living, crafts, economics, social customs and military skills to provide basic information and to support demonstrations (10%), and you will also provide roving contacts (10%). This position is not eligible for an AmeriCorps Education Award.
  • At Minute Man National Historical Park the opening battle of the Revolution is brought to life as visitors explore the battlefields and structures and witness the American Revolutionary spirit through the writings of the Concord authors.EDUCATIONAL AND RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: Concord is 20 miles from Boston, Massachusetts which has numerous museums, libraries and other historic sites to see
  • One week of orientation and training in interpretive skills and park story and resources.
  • One week of orientation and training in interpretive skills and park story and resources. Opportunity to visit nearby cultural sites.f Proximity to Boston offers numerous cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities to explore on days off.
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Education and Interpretation
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Communications
some coursework or experience
Education
some coursework or experience
History
degree minor or extensive experience
Customer Service
competent without supervision
Leadership Experience
competent without supervision
Public Speaking
some experience
Writing/Publishing
some experience
Working with Children
some experience