Our Summer Internship Program, the Experiential Learning Academy at the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle, allows a dynamic group of students with varied interests, strengths, and goals to immerse themselves in an outstanding educational and professional environment. Interns learn and work directly with professionals in a team-based, collaborative environment which offers experiential learning, mentoring benefits, and leadership building skills.


2019 Summer Internships

The internship begins on or about June 3, 2019 and lasts between ten and twelve weeks, until at least August 9, 2019, with an estimated minimum of 275-300 hours over that period.

Compensation: $3,000 stipend

Deadline and Requirements: All applications are due on our EXTENDED DEADLINE of Friday, May 3, 2019 by 5 p.m. EST.

Cover letter, résumé and two references should be e-mailed to with the subject line “2019 Summer Internship – Your Last Name” and your preferred areas of interest from the below:

  • Education & Community Services
  • Collections: Historic Preservation
  • Fonthill Woodlands Research Project

Additional Information


Henry Mercer was 51 when he began building the first of his three concrete structures, his home Fonthill, 1908-1910.
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