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Historic Resources Intern
Category: Manager


Green Spring Gardens
Alexandria, VA

Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013

 

Description: Green Spring Gardens is a 31-acre public garden with a1784 Historic House that offers themed gardens for enjoyment, education and inspiration. Visit our website at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring/.

The intern will assist with all operations of the Historic House, including interpretation of the house and its historic landscape for daily visitors. The internship will involve researching and documenting various aspects of the site’s history and local history as it relates to Green Spring. The intern will also assist in researching for and developing historical interpretive programs for the public; cataloging archival documents; and developing exhibits.

 

Compensation: Interns will be temporary, part-time employees of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Compensation is $10.46/hour for up to 300 hours. Start and end dates are negotiable.

 

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a two or four year history, museum studies or similar degree program. Internship responsibilities include developing a project proposal, conducting project activities and presenting a written and oral project report.

 

To Apply: Please send email to Mary Olien, mary.olien@fairfaxcounty.gov. In your email please tell us why you are interested in this internship , describe your qualifications and attach your resume.

 

Deadline: March 15, 2013

 

 

Green Spring Gardens

4603 Green Spring Road • Alexandria, VA 22312 • (703) 642-5173

Fax: (703) 642-8095 • TTY: (703) 324-3354 • www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring

FCPA is an equal opportunity employer. A publication of Fairfax County, VA.

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