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Bennington Battlefield Internship (Historic Interp (ID: 110044) for Summer 2024


P and R Saratoga/CapDist Pk Com

30 Caretakers Road
Hoosick Falls , NY 12090
E-Mail: david.pitlyk@parks.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 860-9094

Division/Unit: NYS Historic Preservation Office


Web Site: https://parks.ny.gov/historic-sites/benningtonbattlefield/details.aspx(New Window)


Proposal Information


Description and Duties:

This position is located at Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site in Rensselaer County. The intern's duties would include but not limited to:

supporting the interpretation of the site and working on special projects, as assigned.
setting up and operating an information table,
visitor greeting and orientation,
leading tours
completing staff-led projects,
making physical improvements to the site that enhance the visitor experience.


Ideal candidate would be available early May through mid-August; available to 8/16 (flexibility in schedule possible)


20 -30 hours a week

Pay rate:




Public Speaking

Effective Communication Skills


Hands-on Fieldwork


Internship Areas: Education

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Rensselaer

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Sophomore

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Cultural Studies, Education Studies, Legal Studies, Liberal Arts, Philosophy/Religious Studies, Social Science