Niagara Falls National Heritage Area
Social Media Internship
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area offers unpaid internships for high school students, college students and recent graduates. Interns will be required to create and operate a social media project using a social media platform such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube or others. The project will be designed based on the intern’s academic background, professional skills, interests, and/or career goals, and fit a NFNHA project need.
Social media interns will gain a broad understanding of how a National Heritage Area functions as well as specific skills related to social media marketing and development. Interns will participate in the ongoing work of the NFNHA and complete a specific social media project that is part of larger initiatives. The internship will include various tasks such as assisting with social media posts, developing material for social media distribution, event/program promotion, photographing/blogging about events and/or programs, conducting research relating to social media projects, creating/designing an intern blog, and other tasks.
As part of the social media internship, the intern will have the opportunity to further develop skills in order to:
To apply, please submit a resume or CV and application to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
On October 13, 1812, the United States invaded Canada. Lewiston was the staging area for the Battle of Queenston Heights, the first major battle of the War of 1812. Cannons installed on the lawn of Barton Hill were aimed at the village of Queenston, across the Niagara River in Canada. Troops were quartered on Major Barton's property as well.