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Posted: 08/25/2015

Horace Greeley House and New Castle Historical Society

The New Castle Historical Society, located in the historic Horace Greeley House in Chappaqua, New York, is seeking applications for their Internship Program. The NCHS is an enthusiastic and energetic organization - one that is constantly striving to reach audiences in new and creative ways

2015 Fall Internship Program - grant writing, exhibit design, archival
Internship Opportunity
Chappaqua, NY

 Interns will have the opportunity to complete projects in a variety of museum, education, preservation, and public history related departments.  As an intern, you will have the opportunity to create original work and to see it used by the public and researchers daily.  Through our internship program, interns will gain the experience of working in a historical society, a historic house museum, and a non-profit organization.

 NCHS Interns will have the opportunity to complete projects in the following areas:

ˇ        Archives, Collections Care and Management  Interns working in this area contribute to the effort to maintain, preserve, store, and interpret our collection.

ˇ        Digital Resources  Interns have the opportunity to work with the Museums PastPerfect database enhancing existing records, create new entries, and work with the Societys Social Media and website.

ˇ        Exhibit Design and Development  Interns have opportunities to hone design skills while working alongside staff as they design and create new exhibition spaces.

ˇ        Marketing and Community Outreach  Interns provide support for museum promotion, messaging and integrated marketing. Communications interns will work with staff to develop and execute marketing strategy.

ˇ        Content Creation (Exhibits, Brochures, Education, Promotions)  Interns will assist in authoring a variety of publications, in the creation of gallery guides, promotional materials and other publications.

ˇ        Educational Programming and Special Events Interns will have the opportunity to develop and implement museum educational programming and history-related special events. 

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How to apply
Please send your résumé and brief email discussing your interest in the New Castle Historical Society Internship Program to: director@newcastlehs.org. Please state "Internship Program" in the subject line of your email.
Cassie Ward
Phone: 914-238-4666
P.O. Box 55, 100 King St.
Chappaqua, NY 10514

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