🔗Walking Tour Program Intern
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.
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.