Friday, January 31, 2020

Interns Wanted: Gov. Pinchot's Grey Towers National Historic Site Internships In Pike County

Applications are currently being accepted for a number of unpaid college and post-graduate internships at Gov. Pinchot's Grey Towers National Historic Site in Milford, Pike County. 
College students interested in parks and recreation, history, gardening, horticulture and landscape architecture, museum services and forestry are encouraged to apply. 
These are unpaid learning opportunities. Housing on the historic estate and uniforms may be provided--
-- Visitor Services/Tours/Public Programs: Multiple opportunities are available for students to learn the history of conservation by developing and delivering mansion tours and education programs and participating in public events. Summer and Fall openings available. Deadline to apply is March 15. Send letter of interest to or call 570-296-9672.
-- Gardening/Horticulture: This internship provides a valuable, practical experience for students who want a hands-on experience with landscape design, horticulture and garden technique. Deadline to apply is March 31. Send letter of interest, including field of study and expected graduation date to or call 570-296-9661 for more information.
-- Museum/Archives: Students will learn how to care for museum collections including registration, cataloguing, conservation and archiving methods. Handson experience with inventorying, re-housing historic photos and documents, digitizing collections and more. Ideal for students of museum studies, art history, anthropology, archaeology and history. Contact Rebecca Philpot at or 570-296-9679.
Start and end dates vary. Students may qualify for credits through arrangements they make with their academic institutions. For general information, call 570-296-9630 or email to:
For more information on programs, initiatives and other upcoming events, visit the Grey Towers Heritage AssociationClick Here to sign up for updates from the Association, Like them on Facebook, Follow them on Twitter, visit their YouTube Channel, become part of their Google+ Circle and follow them on Instagram.
  Also visit the Grey Towers Historic Site website and the Pinchot Institute for Conservation website for information on its conservation research and policy programs.  Click Here to sign up for the Institute’s regular updates.
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