The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Pennsbury Manor, the reconstructed 17th century home of founder and first governor William Penn, offers unpaid internships in the spring, summer, or fall to Undergraduate and Graduate students interested in the Museum Field. We understand the value of their work and our responsibility to mentor the next generation of Museum/Historic Site professionals. Each internship is tailored to the student’s interests and goals by focusing on a specific project that can be used on the students’ resumes. All internships (except in special cases) include general experience in guiding public tours and assisting with specialty programs, visitor services, and other tasks as needed. This ensures that all students gain a comprehensive knowledge of the daily operations and structure of historic sites, which should help them with deciding their future path in the Museum field.