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Posted: 05/01/2013

Historic Long Branch

Historic Long Branch, one of the premiere historic sites in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, is seeking interns to assist in a variety of public history projects. Historic Long Branch recently completed a strategic plan that will chart the course of the organization for the next 5 years – with this comes exciting changes and the need for increased research, development, and programming. Our goal is to become the most accessible historic site in Virginia and the nation. The days of viewing historic house museums from behind a rope are over – we are now encouraging our visitors to look, touch, and experience history!

Summer-Fall Internship Program
Internship Opportunity
Millwood, VA


We are seeking interns to work in a variety of public history projects throughout the Summer and Fall of 2013.  Intern projects will be hands-on, content rich, and challenging.  All of your hard work and activities will help to make Historic Long Branch a case study for how to run a house museum in the 21st century.

Interns will have the opportunity to work in the following areas (but not limited to): 

Exhibit Content, Design, and Implementation

Archival Research

Oral Histories

Historic Preservation

Docent Training

Marketing/Community Outreach

Web Development /Social Media/Digital History/

Program and Content Development


A degree seeking undergraduate or graduate student in the following fields/or related fields: public history, museum studies, historic preservation, marketing, public relations, design, or business.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Contact: Please send a résumé and brief email discussing your interest in the Historic Long Branch Summer-Fall Internship Program to: Cassie Ward, Director of Public Programs cassie@historiclongbranch.com Please include “Historic Long Branch Summer-Fall Internship Program” in the subject line of the email.
Cassie Ward
Phone: 540-837-1856
P.O. Box 241
830 Long Branch Lane
Millwood, VA 22646

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