Title: Digital Interpretation Individual Placements
Location: Williamsport, MD
Dates: June 6th, 2022 – May 26th, 2023 (51 weeks, start date may be flexible)
Positions Available: 2 Internships
Pay: $500/week paid biweekly
Contact: Questions? Email ACCRecruiting@conservationlegacy.org
The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park welcomes an estimated 1 million visitors a year on our digital platforms. The Digital interpretation Individual Placements will help connect to these visitors and expand the parks reach through creative content, adding accessibility features to existing content, as well as support some in-person interpretation efforts during the "peak season" at the park.
The Digital Interpretation Individual Placements (IP’s) will work with National Park Service staff to enhance and expand on outreach, with the primary focus being digital media. The IP’s will work on the park's website, app, social media, develop and update videos, and graphic design. The interns will also have the chance to collaborate with other park Individual Placements and staff doing in-person interpretation at the visitor center and in programs.
Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to:
Housing may be provided for this position.
This opportunity is meant to provide knowledge and experience that allow for future success in the field. The interns will gain skills in 21st Century Interpretation, include ACE techniques; customer service; digital media (video, photography, and creative writing); as well as training in safety, diversity, and career-building within the Federal government.