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Internships

The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center (JSAAHC) is dedicated to providing its diverse audience with unique educational experiences. Through guided tours, our walking tour application, school partnerships, family programs, cultural celebrations and adult programs, the Center offers visitors multiple entry points to explore its mission.

JSAAHC offers internships to promising high school rising juniors, seniors, undergraduates,graduate students or career changers who are considering employment in the arts, history,education, nonprofit management and promotions and marketing. Through administrative and project-based activities, interns have the opportunity to research, conceptualize and implement, programs and initiatives that advance the Heritage Center’s mission.

JSAAHC interns participate in rewarding hands on experiences that allow them to directly impact programming; interact with other City Center Resident Partners and the community; and learn about Charlottesville history and the culture of African Diaspora peoples. Interns work directly with staff in the areas of: advancement, communications, curatorial, genealogy and public programs.

Required materials

Completed Application Form
Cover letter explaining your qualifications and desire for internship
3 letters of recommendation

Applicants should apply to no more than two internship positions.

Download full internship descriptions and application form (pdf) >

 

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