Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

AGENCY:        
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE CENTER
77 Forest Street
Hartford, CT  06105
 
INTERNSHIP CONTACT:  Brian Confrancesco
 
AGENCY FUNCTION:  The Center’s mission is to inspire individuals to embrace Stowe’s message of social justice and to work toward positive change in their communities. The Center owns and operates the restored Harriet Beecher Stowe House and Library, a leading repository of materials on 19th century women’s history (especially the suffrage movement), 19thcentury African-American history, Victorian architecture and decorative arts, and the Stowe and Beecher families. House tours, lectures, exhibits and special events are offered throughout the year.  Visit www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org for more information.
 
INTERN ACTIVITIES:
1.       Library:  learn fundamentals of collections care, archival research and special projects
2.       Programs/Education: assist with special programs, school outreach, and interpretation of the Stowe House.
3.       Marketing: prepare and disseminate calendar releases and other info to media.  Journalism and social media/networking background a plus.
 
HOURS PER WEEK:  5-10 (flexible)
 
INTERNSHIP AVAILABLE:  FALL:  Yes;   SPRING:  Yes;   SUMMER:  Yes
 
STIPEND:  No