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Longwood Gardens-Guest Engagement and Visitor Programs Internship-Fri, 04/14/2017 - 09:36

Guest Engagement and Visitor Programs Internship


Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA

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Job Description 

This internship offers a wonderful opportunity to participate in developing and supporting our interpretive public programs, as well as assisting in the management of over 300 volunteers in the Docent and Garden Ambassador volunteer teams.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Responsibilities include implementing and managing hands-on interpretive materials, supervising interpretive volunteers and assisting in the training of these volunteers. Additional responsibilities may include assisting in development of interpretive displays, program evaluation, special events and activities, and writing interpretive materials.

Education and Experience 

Successful candidates must be self-motivated and possess great leadership, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills. A background in museum studies, interpretation, or public gardens is preferred. An interest in horticulture and design is a plus. Working knowledge of I-Pad (or other tablets) and applications, word processing and graphics programs is required. Applicants must submit a portfolio of writing and research for review.

Currently pursuing (or have graduated less than 12 months) a degree in museum studies, hospitality, education or closely related field

Application Instructions 

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Deadline: May 1

Full Name 
Brian Trader