Employment, Internships, and Volunteer Opportunities



Part-Time Museum Interpreters

Historical Interpreters serve as guides in the Paul Revere House, clerks in the ticket booth and museum shop, and facilitate youth and adult groups.

Guides needed one to two days per week. Any days will be considered, however, weekend availability is a plus. Additional substitute days possible. (No full-time employment).

Qualifications: college sophomore or above, background in American history or other museum related field, excellent verbal skills, enthusiasm for working with the public, and money-handling ability.

Eight hour day 9:20 — 5:20 (seven hours during the winter, 9:20 — 4:20) $13.50 per hour. Lunch hour and training paid.

The Paul Revere Memorial Association/Paul Revere House is an equal opportunity employer.

Send resume and cover letter indicating days available to:

Kristin Peszka
The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square
Boston, MA 02113



The Paul Revere House is currently looking for advanced undergraduate or graduate students interested in internships for the spring of 2022. Internships at the Revere House are an interactive opportunity for students interested in public history and involve participation in most day-to-day site activities (interacting with the public, speaking to school groups, observing lectures) along with a research paper or other project determined by prior agreement between the intern and Revere House internship supervisor. Paul Revere House internships are unpaid but are strongly encouraged to be taken for school credit.
Preference will be given to applicants planning do their internship for academic credit. Prospective Revere House interns will preferably have a background in history, American studies, museum studies, historic preservation or another related field, and be prepared to spend 10-20 hours per week on their internship work. The ideal candidate will also have customer service experience and the ability to work independently on research projects.

Qualifications: Background in history, American studies, museum studies, decorative arts, preservation studies, or other related field.

Application Deadline: December 6, 2021

For further information, contact Robert Shimp; 617-523-2338

Send resume and cover letter to:

Dr. Robert Shimp, Research and Adult Programming Director
The Paul Revere House, 19 North Square
Boston, MA 02113


Volunteer Opportunities


We welcome the assistance of committed volunteers. The areas where we generally use volunteers are: visitor services, gardening, light office work and research. Please send an e-mail to staff@paulreverehouse.org to share your interests and find out about our current needs.


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