2019 Historical Society Internship on the Maine Coast
Castine-The Castine Historical Society is pleased to invite applications for its 2019 graduate level internship. Students enrolled in a Master’s degree or Ph.D. program in a museum studies, history, public history, archival science or related field may apply. The internship is 35 hours per week for ten weeks with a stipend of $2,800.
This educational opportunity is a way for the Historical Society to participate in and serve the field of history and museum work. Students gain experience with professional staff in a local history setting. The primary project this year is cataloging and preserving the photograph collections housed in the Grindle House storage facility on School Street. The annual program also involves the student in learning Castine area history and providing walking tours along with local volunteer guides.
Applications are due by Tuesday, April 16, 2019. To view the full internship description and application instructions, visit www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/ or contact Paige Lilly via email at [email protected]
The Castine Historical Society serves as a window into Castine’s extraordinary past. The Society preserves local history and hosts permanent and seasonal exhibitions, lectures, town walking tours, house and garden tours and historic reenactments. The exhibits are closed for the season and will reopen June 10, 2019 and remain open through Columbus Day. The Grindle House offices are open year-round and researchers are welcome by appointment. To learn more about hours and about the Castine Historical Society, please call (207) 326-4118 or visit castinehistoricalsociety.org.