Looking For A Summer Internship at Manzanar National Historic Site?

The following is an announcement from the National Park Service and the Northwest Youth Corporation.

The National Park Service, in conjunction with the Northwest Youth Corporation, is seeking applicants for a summer intern position at the Manzanar National Historic Site in California’s Owens Valley.

The Visitor Services Intern greets visitors on-site, orients the visitor to the site/area resources and stories. The intern might provide informal and formal programs to visitors, and assist with special events. The intern provides professional, courteous, and efficient services, useful and helpful information to park staff, visitors and other volunteers. The intern may also assist with other projects such as historical research and other projects.

The duties will include:

  • Providing visitors with information and stories about Manzanar’s layers of history.
  • Seeking out answers to visitor questions by utilizing National Park employees, written materials, photographs, oral history
  • interviews, former incarcerees, websites, etc.
  • Roving site and answers visitor questions.
  • Assisting with tracking and stocking publications and brochures.
  • Assisting with Interpretive duties as assigned.
  • Supporting Manzanar’s programs and projects as needed.
  • Assisting with planning and review of publications, exhibits, etc. as needed.

The intern will work with National Park Service staff and Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association employees.

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LEAD PHOTO: The Visitor Center at Manzanar National Historic Site with the snow-capped Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains in the background. Photo: Gann Matsuda/Manzanar Committee.

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