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Internship Application

Please review the available internships and list your choices in the comment field below, in order of preference:

  • Accounting
  • Center for Historic Plants
  • Curatorial
  • Development
  • Education & Visitor Programs
  • Gardens
  • Human Resources
  • ICJS
  • Jefferson Library
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Retail Marketing
  • Restoration
  • Special Events

Please discuss the following two topics in no more than 400 words each.  (Submit your responses with the other materials requested below.)

  • Why are you interested in an internship at Monticello?
  • Discuss a visit to a museum or historical site that influenced you profoundly.

To complete your application to our internship program, please supply two references or letters of recommendation (academic or professional), an unofficial copy of your transcript, your responses to the topics listed above and a one-page resume highlighting relevant academic, employment or volunteer experiences.  All documents may be emailed (preferred), faxed or mailed to the address below.  Documents may be sent separately, but all must be received by February 17, 2017.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  If you require notification by a specific date please indicate this in the body of your email when submitting your internship application materials.  Every effort will be made to provide early notification when possible, but we require a minimum of 2 weeks to review your materials.  All candidates will be contacted no later than March 10.

Thomas Jefferson Foundation
Attn: Internship Program
PO BOX 316
Charlottesville, VA 22902
fax – (434) 984-4846


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