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College internships available at Grey Towers


MILFORD, PA — Applications currently are being accepted for a number of different internships at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford. Students can earn from $75 per week subsistence allowance to $2,500 for the 12-week season, depending on which internship they qualify for. Internships vary in start and end dates and range from May through November.
Education/Interpretation/Visitor Services are 12-week internships for students to deliver interpretive mansion tours and education programs and hone their visitor services skills. Students of history, forestry, environmental, interpretive/recreation, art or museum studies programs are sought. There are two sessions: May through August and August through October. Students can earn a $75 per week subsistence allowance. Grey Towers provides housing and uniforms. Call 570/296-9630. The application deadline for the spring/summer is March 15.
Gardening/Horticulture: The Elisabeth S. Mortimer Garden internship, created in 1994 by Elisabeth and Charles “Duke” Mortimer of Westfall Farms, Montague, NJ, provides hands-on experience to challenge and broaden the student’s knowledge of practical applications of horticultural theory learned in the classroom. Appropriate majors would include ornamental horticulture, forestry, landscape architecture and environmental disciplines. Students receive a $2,500 stipend and housing at Grey Towers for the 12-week program.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter that indicates your field of study and expected graduation date to Elizabeth Hawke, Horticulturist, Grey Towers National Historic Site, PO Box 188, Milford, PA 18337, or fax to 570/296-9675 or email to ehawke@fs.fed.us.
Museum Services internships provide an opportunity to work with the Grey Towers Museum Specialist and learn about curatorial services. Apply through the Student Conservation Association at www.thesca.org or call 570/296-9679.
Horticulture Intern provides an opportunity to learn practical horticulture and landscape techniques and skills. Apply through the Student Conservation Association at www.thesca.org or call Elizabeth Hawke at 570/296-6061, ext. 162. Summer session: June 6 through August; fall session: September through November. Subsistence allowance ($75 per week) plus housing provided.