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🔗Walking Tour Program Intern

  • Internship
  • Part Time
  • Temporary
  • Richmond, VA
  • 1500 USD / Month
  • Job Summary: The Valentine seeks a part-time summer intern to research, develop, and update neighborhood historical walking tours.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Candidates pursuing a degree in any field may apply. Strong research and writing skills, combined with an interest in local history, public art, and architecture, are required. Due to the nature of the tour program, candidates must have reliable transportation to navigate the city independently for research and tour route planning.

  • How to Apply:

    Complete the online application on the Valentine website and attach a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript. Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm on Sunday, March 10, 2024. Contact intern@thevalentine.org with any questions.

  • Application URL: https://thevalentine.org/get-involved/internshipapplication/

Website The Valentine

The mission of the Valentine is to engage, educate, and challenge a diverse audience by collecting, preserving, and interpreting Richmond’s history.

The Education & Engagement department is seeking an intern to develop and update
neighborhood walking tours for public and private groups. The interns will work closely with the Adult Program and Tours Manager as well as the tour guide team. The Valentine gives a wide range of historical walking tours analyzing the landscape and stories of Richmond’s rich and varied neighborhoods. This internship offers students an opportunity to work both independently and collaboratively to gain hands on experiences in collections research, script organization and training. You will take a project from an idea to final product while learning more about the city of Richmond and its diverse stories.

Duties Include:
 Organizing and updating existing tour scripts
 Researching and writing an original tour script, including planning a route
 Conducting research in the Valentine archive for images and supplemental materials
 Leading a training with current Valentine tour guides

Grant funded stipend available in the amount of $1500.00 per semester. Flexible schedule, approximately 10 hours per week.