Summer Intern: Researcher/Writer
The Wayside Inn Foundation seeks an advanced undergraduate or graduate student interested in an internship during the summer of 2021. In consultation with The Foundation's staff, the intern will conduct research on hospitality workers at our site, past and present, through the review of primary source documents from our archives and interviews conducted with current employees. This internship requires at least 10 hours per week on-site for a minimum of 8 weeks. Currently internships are unpaid.
Prospective interns should feel comfortable reading documents from the 18th-20th centuries, possess srong communications skills (both written and oral), and have a background in history, American studies, museum studies, historic preservation, oral history, or another related field.
How To Apply:
To apply, e-mail your resume, a brief cover letter, and a writing sample to Sally Hild, Nonprofit Director, to TWIF@wayside.org. Applications will be received through Friday, May 7th.
May 07, 2021
About this Organization:
The Wayside Inn is a nonprofit charitable Massachusetts corporation created in 1944 to own, operate, and maintain the Wayside Inn Historic Site, a campus of 9 historic buildings on more than 100 acres. Its mission promotes early American humanities through hospitality, education, and programming, and continues an innkeeping tradition dating back to 1716. The site provides an opportunity for visitors from near and far to gather, engage, and find meaning, relevance, and inspiration through a place-based exploration of history.