Sully Historic Site, the home of Richard Bland Lee, Northern Virginia’s first Representative to Congress, is pleased to announce the seventh year of the Margaret C. Peck Youth Internship program, sponsored by the Sully Foundation, Ltd.
Juniors at Centreville, Chantilly, Herndon, South Lakes and Westfield high schools who are in good standing and who have an interest in history, are encouraged to apply for this paid, seven-month internship that will run from June through December 2020. Up to three interns will be hired. Participants will gain experience in museum operations, public speaking, historic object collections, event programming and customer service.
Candidates must provide a completed application, written essay and teacher recommendation by Monday, May 11, 2020 for panel review. Candidates will be selected at the end of May.
This internship is named in memory of former Sully Historic Site administrator and Sully Foundation member, the late Margaret C. Peck. Ms. Peck was a longtime resident of the Herndon area, a local author and a former educator with the Fairfax County Public School system. This internship honors her community service, dedication to educating young adults, and historic preservation efforts in the surrounding community.
Sully Historic Site is located at 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, Virginia. For more information about the Sully Historic Site.