US Forest Service at Grey Towers Offers College Internships
MILFORD, PA – Applications currently are being accepted for a number of different summer internships at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, PA. College students who are interested in parks and recreation, history, gardening and landscape architecture and forestry are encouraged to apply. Students can earn from $85 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.
• 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 www.fs.usda.gov/greytowers or email to email@example.com 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 March 31, 2017. 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 email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A second horticulture position is available through the Student Conservation Association. To apply go to www.thesca.org and search Position ID 00722488. For more info visit www.fs.usda.gov/greytowers or email to email@example.com or call 570-296-6061 ext. 162.
Additional horticulture, visitor services and museum internships will be offered in the fall (August through December) for recent college graduates and current students who may be seeking practical experience. For more information call 570-296-9630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.