Topic ID #36917 - posted 4/5/2016 10:28 AM

Marketing Internship at Litchfield Historical Society


The Litchfield Historical Society is seeking interns! ARE YOU ENTHUSIASTIC and interested in history? Do you have good communication skills? We may be looking for you to intern with us during the summer of 2016! The Litchfield Historical Society operates The Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library and two museums: the Litchfield History Museum and the Tapping Reeve House and Law School.

Marketing Interns
Marketing interns work with the Education Assistant on projects related to the promotion and publication of the Historical Society‚Äôs events and programs. Tasks can be tailored to individual interests and include posting to online calendars, assist in website management, distribute marketing materials, research additional marketing opportunities, manage event publicity, and aid in creating a marketing plan for the organization. Other opportunities include drafting press releases and organizing press events.

Practical Information

  • Internships are available for both undergraduate and graduate students.
  • The internship length is flexible.
  • We will go on occasional field trips to other local museums and history organizations throughout the summer
  • Internships can be tailored to fit college or university requirements.
  • Interns may count this internship for college credit (if the intern gets permission from their university)
  • The internship is unpaid.
  • Please submit your application materials by May 1, 2016. 

Internship Requirements

  • A minimum commitment of 20 hours a week for four weeks
  • A focused project for the internship--the intern and staff work together to select the project
  • A presentation, newsletter article, or series of blog posts about your internship 

Characteristics of a Successful Intern

  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexibility
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • An interest in history
  • The ability to work both independently and with others

Application Materials

  • Letter of Interest (please include area of interest in your letter)
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • Internship application (
  • Two letters of recommendation 
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Additionally, you will be required to conduct an in-person or phone interview. You may email or mail your application materials to the following addresses:

Litchfield Historical Society
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 06759
Fax: 860-567-3565


For more information call 860-567-4501 or email:

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