Friday, January 27, 2012

History Education Summer Internship in Thomson, GA

Hickory Hill, the historic home of Senator Thomas E. Watson has an education internship available for an upcoming professional interested inarchaeology, history, ecology, and educating children. The site is ownedand operated by the Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc.

*Position Available:*
Museum Education Summer Intern, 40 hours per week. Intern will be onsite Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.

*Duration:* May 25th through August 3, 2012. *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. The Intern will be co-teaching with the Educator, and will assist with curriculum development.
*Requirements, Abilities & Skills: *
- an enrolled university student, recent graduate, or graduate student in *anthropology, history,* *museum education, public history, or education*
- Responsible, reliable, and dedicated to job performance.
- Ability to learn information quickly.
- Experience working with children.
- Ability to teach activities to a group.
- A desire to work with the public.
- A desire to work outdoors.
- Commitment to being a team player.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Creative problem solving and ability to use available resources.
- Able to pass a drug test and background check.
- First Aid and CPR skills are a plus, but not mandatory.

Compensation: * $1000 per month. Housing is provided in a furnished cottage at Hickory Hill. All utilities, Internet, and cable TV are paid. Laundry facilities on-site

Application Requirements:* By 29 February, please submit: Completed Application available from or contact Michelle at for a Word format application.

*DO NOT send transcripts or letters of recommendation.*

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