Summer Work for Historical Interpreters on the GW Parkway

George Washington Memorial Parkway is seeking qualified students to work as interpreters in the park this summer. Students will be awarded the opportunity to provide services to visitors by giving talks, interpreting natural and historic features, answering questions, and guiding tours.
Positions are located at multiple sites, including Glen Echo Park, Clara Barton National Historical Site, Arlington House, Great Falls Park, park headquarters, and the park’s maintenance facility.  
The park preserves the natural scenery along the Potomac River.  It connects historic sites from Mount Vernon, where Washington lived, past the nation’s capital, which he founded, to the Great Falls of the Potomac, where he demonstrated his skill as an engineer. 
These temporary employment opportunities are open to current students who meet the requirements of the Pathways internship program. The anticipated entrance on duty date is May/June; employment will end on or before September 30th.
Detailed information is provided in the following vacancy announcements:
These announcements will be open until May 10th.
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About docampbell

Doug is a historian and educator with more than a decade of experience teaching Western, World, US, and European history at colleges and universities in Virginia and Maryland. His scholarship focuses on national identity, education, and historical memory in Austria during the era of the World Wars, and includes work at the US Archives, the US Library of Congress, the Austrian National Library, and the Austrian State Archive. He has taught at NOVA since 2006 and has been the Historic Preservation Program Head since 2012.

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