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Posted: 01/22/2013

Old Salem Museums & Gardens/National Society of Colonial Dames of America in NC
Department of Architecture

Established in 1950, Old Salem Museums & Garden's mission is restoration and interpretation of the NHL District of Salem, NC. Dating from the 1760s, Old Salem is the museum district which encompasses the Moravian settlement that existed as a theocracy until it became a formal city in 1856. Of the approximately 100 buildings within the current district, there are about 75% original, with additional reconstructed buildings and some later architecturally significant structures.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens NSCDA-NC Internship
Internship Opportunity
Winston-Salem, NC
Open Until

This internship offered by Old Salem Museums & Gardens is underwritten by the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in North Carolina. The internship is directed at graduate students in museum studies, American history, historic preservation, historic architecture and archaeology. Activities will focus on aspects in the Old Salem National Historic Landmark District in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where the Colonial Dames owns the oldest surviving building, the 1768 Fourth House.


- Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a graduate program in history, public history, historic preservation, architectural history, historic archaeology, or similar field. Priority will be given to graduate students who are enrolled in North Carolina colleges and universities. 

- Responsible, reliable and dedicated to quality of job performance

- Good research skills in primary materials

- Good computer skills with basic office applications, knowledge of CAD or GIS software are a plus

- Able to pass a drug test and background check

How to apply
Applicants should submit a letter of interest with proposed schedule, resume, Old Salem employment application, and two letters of recommendation in hard copy by USPS, or electronically with documents in PDF to: David Bergstone, Director of Architecture Old Salem Museums & Gardens 600 S. Main Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101 (336) 721-7341 dbergstone@oldsalem.org
David Bergstone
Phone: 3367217341
Fax: 3367217335
600 S. Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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