Hickory Hill, the historic home of Senator Thomas E. Watson has an education
internship available for an upcoming professional interested in history,
ecology, and educating children.
Duration: Move-in May 27; job begins May 31, 2011. Ending date August 5,
2011. Dates are FIRM.
Responsibilities include: Under the direction of the Curator and the
Educator, the Intern will conduct
4 weeks of summer camps for local teens & tweens. Two weeks are devoted to
archaeology with excavations at the Jeffersonian Publishing Plant site. Two
weeks are focused on History and the Environment, curriculum specific to how
humans use the land and how we look to the past to preserve the future of
our planet. The Intern will be co-teaching with the Curator and Educator,
and will assist with curriculum development.
Requirements: Preference will be given to an enrolled university student,
recent graduate, or graduate student in anthropology, history, museum
education, public history, or education. Past experience working with
children is mandatory. First Aid and CPR skills are a plus, but not
mandatory. Requisite are a desire to work with the public, the ability to
relate to participants in a friendly manner, commitment to being a team
player, a professional appearance, and excellent communication skills.
Compensation: $1000 per month. Housing is provided in a furnished cottage
at Hickory Hill. All utilities, Internet, and cable TV are paid. Laundry
Additional Information: This position requires working outdoors and with
the public. Personal transportation is recommended, as Thomson is located
in rural Georgia and public transportation is not available in the area.
The climate is moderate with hot, humid summers. Augusta is located 30 miles
away off Interstate 20. Course credit can be arranged. www.hickory-hill.org
Apply: By 1 March, please send a résumé and three references to: Michelle
Zupan, Curator; Hickory Hill; 502 Hickory Hill Drive; Thomson, GA 30824;
Phone: 706-595-7777; Fax: 706-595-7177; email: email@example.com. EOE
Please DO NOT send transcripts or letters of recommendation.