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Summer 2015 Internship Program

Buchanan/Burnham Internships

For college seniors, graduate students, & recent graduates

Paid, Full-Time Internships
Application Deadline: 3/2/15

Join a team of students, scholars, and museum professionals studying and promoting the diverse and dynamic history of Newport, R.I.

Museum Studies Interns devote half of their time to individual projects in exhibits, public programs, tour development, and/or collections management; the remainder is devoted to tour guiding, ongoing training, and staff meetings. 40 hrs/wk, 6/2/15 – 8/15/15; 3 positions available; $3,000 stipend.

The Post-Graduate Fellow In Historical Interpretation is an advanced graduate student or a recent MA or PhD with tour-guiding experience and familiarity with the early history of Newport, RI. He or she devotes half of his or her time to supervising and coordinating public tours and intern projects; the remainder is devoted to an individual project or dissertation work. 40 hrs/wk, 5/26/15 – 8/22/15 (1 wk. vacation); 1 position available; $4,800 stipend.

Intensive training is provided. EOE.

Current undergraduate seniors, graduate students and 2014 – 2015 college & university graduates.

Including application instructions, click here or contact Ingrid Peters (ipeters@newporthistory.org or call 401-846-0813).