Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Stratford Hall Program and Exhibition Internship Summer 2011
The Program and Exhibition Intern will work with Stratford Hall staff to
help plan a symposium and related exhibition for 2013 on the Civil War
homefront experience on the Northern Neck of Virginia. Duties will
include historical research on the Northern Neck during the time of the
American Civil War, identification of scholars/institutions involved in
this topic, and development of program themes for use in the symposium
and/or exhibition. The intern will be responsible for writing
preliminary symposium programs and exhibition scripts. Interns are
expected to work largely independently and should possess superior
The Program and Exhibition Internship carries a $1,000 stipend and free
on-site housing. Applicants should be graduates of a BA or BS program
majoring in History, American Studies, Public History, or a related
field. MA-level experience preferred. Interns will work full-time for
10 weeks with specific dates negotiable depending upon the applicant's
Stratford is located in Westmoreland County on the beautiful Northern
Neck of Virginia.
Westmoreland County is a 45-minute drive from Fredericksburg, two hours
from Washington, D.C., and 90 minutes from Richmond. Stratford is set
on 1,900 acres with 2.5 miles of Potomac River waterfront. For more
information visit: www.stratfordhall.org.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter stating their reasons
for applying, including their goals for the internship. Also, please
attach a resume and contact information for two references.
Inquiries and applications should be directed to:
Program and Exhibition Internship
483 Great House Road
Stratford, VA 22558
All applications should be received by April 8, 2010.