Paul Revere House/Paul Revere Memorial Association

19 North Square
Boston, MA 02113
paulreverehouse.org
staff@paulreverehouse.org

Date Posted:
July 30, 2020

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Intern

Paul Revere Memorial Association Fall Intern

Description:
The Paul Revere House is currently looking for advanced undergraduate or graduate students interested in internships for the fall of 2020. Internships at the Revere House are an interactive opportunity for anyone interested in public history and may involve participation in most day-to-day site activities (interacting with the public, speaking to school groups, curatorial duties as needed). For the summer and fall of 2020, the internship will be primarily or fully remote, in accordance with required university policies. In conjunction with this remote learning, the internship will conclude with a research project determined by prior agreement between the intern and Revere House internship supervisor.
Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants planning do their internship for academic credit. Prospective Revere House interns will preferably have a background in history, American studies, museum studies, historic preservation or other related field, and be prepared to spend 10-20 hours per week on their internship work. Paul Revere House internships are unpaid. For further information, contact Robert Shimp, Research and Adult Program Director, Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113; 617-523-2338; or robert@paulreverehouse.org.
How To Apply:
Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to Robert Shimp, Research and Adult Program Director at robert@paulreverehouse.org or Paul Revere House, 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113. Applications will be received through September 1, 2020, or until the position is filled.
Apply by:
September 01, 2020
Salary:
Unpaid
About this Organization:
The Paul Revere Memorial Association owns and operates a complex of three historic sites in Boston's North End, including the Paul Revere House, which serves over 300,000 people every year, the Hichborn House (c.1711), and our new Education and Visitor Center in a rehabilitated 1835 property. Our mission is "to share the legacy of Paul Revere, his life, home, and neighborhood by preserving two of Boston's oldest homes and by providing a local, national, and international audience with remarkable educational experiences." In addition to tours, a range interactive educational programs including youth programs, adult lectures, neighborhood walking tours, teacher workshops, internships, exhibits, research, publications, and family programming ranging from colonial crafts to concerts are offered. Our Education and Visitor Center is connected to the Revere House, which makes it fully handicapped accessible. The facility also allows for enhanced programming and houses essential visitor amenities.