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Delaware State Parks is now accepting applications for 2014 Spring, Summer, Fall, and year round internship positions. Our internship program offers a stipend and free housing.
Many of our internships are in majors not regularly associated with Parks and Recreation and have some great benefits in addition to career exploration and field learning. For example, your education students might not consider parks for a possible internship, yet everyday our environmental educators and summer camp counselors are working with children delivering educational programing, performing research and coordination.
Looking for a Rewarding Internship?
There are more opportunities to a Delaware State Parks Internship than meets the eye!
We have NEW opportunities available for our 2014 internship program.
Positions are available for Spring, Summer, and Fall and range from 12 weeks to year round.
Positions are available at all Delaware State Parks.
Love the outdoors? Love Children? Good with people?
Want to make some money, get experience and have some FUN?
Then Join our Delaware State Parks Internship Program.
Academic and career focused positions available statewide.
Includes a stipend payment!
Positions available: we are currently recruiting for:
Environmental Educators and Summer Camp Counselors – direct service working with field experts in educational program delivery, research and coordination
Historical Interpreters - direct service conducting historical education programs in costume (period dress), research and develop programming and deliver presentations on- and off-site. Civil War, WWII and Colonial era.
Historical preservation - Working alongside our field experts, this position will utilize best practices and Department of the Interior Standards for Rehabilitation of Historic Structures, as well as Section 106 requirements in preservation activities, where needed, at 450 historic buildings throughout the state. The position includes first-hand preservation work and research.
Rock Climbing Educators– year long position working alongside field experts in educational program delivery, research and coordination of rock climbing program at Alapocas Run State Park.
BENEFITS: Paid Stipend; exceptional, hands on learning experience working with field experts; Some housing is available at no fee; and interns receive admission to all parks and most activities throughout the Park System.
Requirements: Must be 17 years of age and legally eligible to work in the US
INTERESTED? Want to Know More: Visit http://www.destateparks.com/Internship and apply online!
Contact the Intern Office at 302-739-9193 or DNREC_HelpYourPark@state.de.us
Volunteer, Intern, and Grants Administrator
Delaware State Parks
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
302-739-9208 – office
302-661-7209 – fax
Museum Curator History 1 (4 Positions)
Work Location: The State Museum of Pennsylvania 300 North Street Harrisburg, PA 17120
Type of Job: Civil Service
Union: No Union Representation (Not subject to provisions of a union agreement.)
Bargaining Unit: C4
Seniority Unit: Headquarters
Type Position: Limited Term / Full Time
Hourly Wage: $19.97 – $30.35
Pay Schedule / Range: ST / ST06
Posting Length: 15 days
Posting Dates: 12/3/2013 – 12/17/2013
(717)772-2839 or email@example.com
WORK HOURS: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday
PLEASE NOTE: These are limited term positions, lasting less than two (2) years. PLEASE ALSO NOTE: This posting is for four (4) positions: #50438121, #50438122, #50438123, and #50438124.
Description of Duties:
Assists with design, installation, and dismantling of exhibits and related duties as assigned; catalogues new acquisitions and assists with collection inventories and updating collection records; enters collection data in CuadraSTAR database; and assists with loans and answering questions about collection from the public and/or other institutions. Orders exhibit and collection care supplies. Helps with supervising and directing interns and volunteers. Incumbent is responsible to be familiar with PHMC general safety rules and safety rules specific to this position; for working in a safe manner and following all PHMC safety rules; to immediately report all workplace incidents to their supervisor; and to immediately correct any safety hazards in the work area or report same to supervisor.
* Follow standard physical inventory procedures * Identify and solve problems relating to inventory and other collection records * Use a computer and PHMC database programs * Lift and carry up to 20 pounds * Climb ladders and steps * Bend to retrieve artifacts * Catalogue artifacts and works of art * Communicate effectively both orally and in writing * Perform basic mathematics calculations
Last Date Job Applications Will Be Accepted: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
THIS IS AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION
Applicants must meet one (or more) of the following methods(s) to be considered for this vacancy:
Eligibility – all candidates
1. Meet the minimum experience and training required for the job: One year of museum curatorial experience in the care and exhibiting of museum collections of historical significance, and a bachelor’s degree; OR A master’s degree in American History, Fine Arts, or related fields, or one or more of the Sciences, which included courses dealing with historical treatment of aesthetic and/or social and/or scientific, industrial, and technological developments in America; and including or supplemented by either a museum studies course at the graduate level recognized by the American Association of Museums or a museum internship; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and training which would afford the applicant the required knowledge, skills, and
2. Pennsylvania residency requirement waived.
3. Be eligible for selection in accordance with Civil Service rules.
How to apply – all candidates:
The following materials must be mailed and postmarked on or before Tuesday, December 17, 2013:
1. Completed Civil Service Application (0.40 MB)
2. Most Recent Employee Performance Review
3. Submit a request for consideration in the form of a memorandum, letter, or bid form which must be accompanied a resume which reflects work history and education.
If interested in applying by mail, please send above specified materials to: CONTACT PERSON: Sue Latin ADDRESS: PA Historical and Museum Commission 300 North Street Harrisburg, PA 17120 TELEPHONE: 717-772-2839 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bramwell is the Chief Historian of the U.S. Forest Service. In this video he talks about he brought together his love of history and his love of the environment and the outdoors.
Curator of Collections: The City of Petersburg, VA, Petersburg, VA
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Historic House Museum Internship, American Institute of Architects, Washington D.C.
Interpretation Intern, Fort Sumter National Memorial, SC
Park Guide (Seasonal), National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington D.C.
Trail Steward Intern, Hueston Woods State Park, Ohio
Information Specialist, The Hermitage, Nashville, TN
Parks and Trails Assistant Internship, Scenic Hudson Inc.,
Heritage Livestock Program Internship, Accokeek Foundation, Accokeek, MD
Historic Farm Lead: Land Between the Lakes Association/The Homeplace, Golden Pond, KY
Multiple Positions for Seasonal Staff, National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Washington D.C.
Founding High School Teachers, Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy, Pawtucket, RI
Membership and Outreach Associate, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, GA
Teacher/Naturalist Internships, Echo Hill Outdoor School, Worton, MD
Historian/Research Assistant, L-3 STRATIS, Reston, VA
Assistant to the Director, William Blount Home, Knoxville, TN
Curatorial Intern, Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York, NY
Marketing and Events Intern, Philadelphia History Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Library Publications and Reference Assistant, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington D.C.
Archival Digitization Specialist, Ancestry.com, Richmond, VA
Director of Education and Community Engagement, Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN
Park Guide, Fossils Butte National Monument, Kemmerer, WY
Coordinator, Local History Partners, Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN
Summer Internships, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
History Internship, Fort Union National Monument, Watrous, NM
Collection Management/Registrar Intern, El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
Park Guide Interpretation Intern, Arches National Park, Moab, UT
Student Trainee in Archival Science, National Archives and Records Administration, Valmeyer, IL
Student Trainee in Archival Science, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD
Visitor Services Intern, Hovenweep National Monument, Cortez, OH
In honor of this week’s 15oth anniversary of the Gettysburg Address we gathered some history students and faculty to recite Lincoln’s famous speech dedicating the Gettysburg National Cemetery. The project was the brainchild of Messiah College History junior Megan Piette. Great work, Megan! The video has been submitted for possible use on Ken Burns’s “Learn the Address” website.
History Associates Incorporated (HAI) is seeking qualified researchers to join our team. This is an entry-level position and is ideal for new college grads who want to start a career in history. Assignment is based in Rockville, Maryland, and offers individuals the opportunity to work on interesting and challenging contracts as well as conduct research at various government repositories.
HAI is a professional historical services firm providing customized historical, archival, and records management services to industry, the professions, government, and non-profit organizations for over thirty years.
History Associates offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including holidays; annual and sick leave; medical, dental, life, and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.
|Contact:||Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (20 pages max.) demonstrating both research and analytical capabilities, transcript, and three references with e-mail addresses to:History Associates IncorporatedATTN: Doris Miles, Director of Personnel
300 N. Stonestreet Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 15, 2013 AND INCLUDE ALL REQUESTED INFORMATION TO BE CONSIDERED
History Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer
|Primary Category:||Environmental History / Studies|
|Secondary Categories:||Business History / Studies
Economic History / Studies
Government and Public Service
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology