Arlington National Cemetery History Education Internship

Blake Learning Solutions has a five-year contract to develop educational curricula for Arlington National Cemetery’s first-ever education program. Our team of instructional designers and educators work with ANC’s historians to develop lesson plans, walking tours, activity sheets, and curated historical readings that are shared with visitors to ANC and with classrooms and individuals nationwide through ANC’s website. We are seeking interns to help the Education Team research and write these educational materials!
Learning Opportunities:

  • Hands-on experience with a major history education program
  • Participate in weekly meetings with the BLS Education Team
  • Attend weekly virtual meetings with ANC historians, featuring real-world instruction on best practices in historical research and writing
  • Complete historical research and writing assignments to add personal portfolio
  • Enjoy the unforgettable opportunity of delving into the lives of the remarkable individuals interred at ANC

 Internship Details

  • Remote internship (work can be completed from anywhere, although proximity to Washington DC metro area is a bonus)
  • Required commitment of 10 hours a week for 14-16 weeks; work hours are flexible apart from two meetings a week, which will be scheduled around interns’ availability
  • Three internship cycles per year: Fall (September-December), Spring (January-April), and Summer semester (May-August)
  • Two interns per cycle
  • Compensation: $7.50/hr (Virginia minimum wage)
  • Interns must provide and use their own computer

Requirements

  • Excellent written oral and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Suite
  • Ability to manage time and take initiative
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Passion for American history

Academic credit may be arranged in cooperation with a sponsoring college or university. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to emily@blakelearn.com, subject line “Application for ANC Internship.”
Application deadlines:

  • Summer Internship: April 15
  • Fall Internship: August 1
  • Spring Internship: November 1