Internship Opportunities, The New Castle Historical Society The New Castle Historical Society, located in the historic Horace Greeley House in Chappaqua, New York, is seeking applications for their Internship Program.  Interns will have the opportunity to complete projects in a variety of museum, education, preservation, and public history related departments.  The New Castle Historical Society is an enthusiastic and energetic organization – one that is constantly striving to reach audiences in new and creative ways.   As an intern, you will have the opportunity to create original work and to see it used by the public and researchers daily.  Through our internship program, interns will gain the experience of working in a historical society, a historic house museum, and a non-profit organization.

NCHS Interns will have the opportunity to complete projects in the following areas:  Archives, Collections Care and Management – Interns working in this area contribute to the effort to maintain, preserve, store, and interpret our  collection.  Digital Resources – Interns have the opportunity to work with the Museum’s PastPerfect database enhancing existing records, create new entries, and work with the Society’s Social Media and website.  Exhibit Design and Development – Interns have opportunities to hone design skills while working alongside staff as they design and create new exhibition spaces.  Marketing and Community Outreach – Interns provide support for museum promotion, messaging and integrated marketing. Communications interns will work with staff to develop and execute marketing strategy.  Content Creation (Exhibits, Brochures, Education, Promotions) – Interns will assist in authoring a variety of publications, in the creation of gallery guides, promotional materials and other publications.  Educational Programming and Special Events – Interns will have the opportunity to develop and implement museum educational programming and history-related special events. How to Apply: Please send your résumé and brief email discussing your interest in the New Castle Historical Society Internship Program to: director@newcastlehs.org.  Please state “Internship Program” in the subject line of your email.

 

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