Thursday, January 14, 2016

Interns Wanted: U.S. Forest Service, Grey Towers National Historic Landmark

Applications are currently being accepted for a number of different summer internships at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, Pike County.
College students who are interested in parks and recreation, history, gardening and landscape architecture and forestry are encouraged to apply.
Students can earn from $75 per week subsistence allowance to $2,500 for the 12 week season, depending on which internship they qualify for. Housing on the historic estate and uniforms may be provided.
Available positions include:
— Education/Interpretation/Visitor Services: Multiple 12-week internships are available for students to deliver interpretive mansion tours and education programs and hone their visitor services skills.
Students will have an opportunity to learn and improve skills in such areas as public speaking, communication, research and related programs. Students will develop and deliver tours, assist with educational and other public programs, provide visitor services and complete one research/interpretive project.
Deadline to apply is March 1 for May through August internship. Visit the Grey Towers webpage, send email to: or call 570-296-9630 for information.
— Gardening/Horticulture: Two opportunities are available for May through August; each provides a valuable, practical experience for a motivated undergraduate college student who wants a hands-on experience to challenge and broaden the student’s knowledge of practical applications of horticultural theory learned in the classroom.
Deadline to apply is April 1, 2016. For the horticulture position, visit the Student Conservation Association website and search for Position #00696016.
For the Elizabeth S. Mortimer gardening internship, send a resume and cover letter that indicates your field of study and expected graduation date to: Elizabeth Hawke, Horticulturist, Grey Towers National Historic Site, PO Box 188, Milford, PA 18337, or fax to 570-296-9675 or send email to: For more information call 570-296-6061 ext. 162.
Additional horticulture, visitor services and museum internships will be offered in the Fall, August through December. For more information call 570-296-9630 or send email to:

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