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Posted: 04/05/2013

Employer
Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House
Education

The Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal was built between 1836 and 1840. The 45 miles of canal ran from Havre de Grace, Maryland to Wrightsville, Pennsylvania. The Lock House was built in 1840, serving as home for the Lock Tender and office for the Toll Collector. Measuring 30 feet deep and 37 feet long, it was nearly twice the size of the other lock houses on the canal. On the museumís grounds are the house, a portion of the canal and lock, a pivot bridge, and a nature trail.


Position
Education Intern
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
Havre de Grace, MD
Details
Unpaid
 

The Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House in Havre de Grace, Maryland is offering a museum educator internship opportunity for the Summer of 2013.† Duties include but are not limited to taking visitors on guided tours of the house, presenting specialized programs for groups such as scouts and school groups, and the opportunity to develop educational programs for presentation.

Requirements:

-Excellent public speaking skills

-The ability to communicate with a variety of age ranges

-Ability to think independently and adapt quickly

-The ability to work on weekends

-Knowledge of 19th century history preferred but not required

This opportunity is well suited for students studying history, anthropology, education, or other related fields; however, anyone with an interest in history and/or working with the public is highly encouraged to apply.

The internship is non-paid, but the Susquehanna Museum is willing to arrange credit with the students home institution.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Interested candidates should send their resumes to lockhousemuseum@gmail.com along with their available start date.
Lock Museum
Phone: 4109395780
ADDRESS
817 Conesteo St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

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