Fairfax County Park Authority research internships are open to interested graduate students in the fields of history, American studies, or historic preservation. Students work with museum professionals researching primary source materials and developing projects with direct applications for the Park Authority's historic sites. These research projects may lead to opportunities for publication by the student.

PROJECT HOURS 40 - 120 hours per semester
PROJECT PERIOD Summer Semester
LOCATION Collections Management Office
Ellanor C. Lawrence Park
5040 Walnev Road
Chantilly, Virginia 20151
APPLICANTS Seniors or graduate students in history, American studies
or historic preservation
DUTIES Complete a research project pertaining to one of the Park
Authority's historic sites
HOUSING Free housing for students conducting an internship of three
or more credits is available at the Clark House, 6332
Barcroft Mews Drive, Falls Church, Virginia 22041
TO APPLY Send a letter stating why you are interested in this
internship, your resume, and two letters of reference with
phone numbers to:
Jeanne Niccolls, Collections Manager
Resource Management Division
Fairfax County Park Authority
12055 Government Center Parkway
Suite 927
Fairfax, Virginia 22035-1118