George Washington's Mount Vernon

About George Washington's Mount Vernon

The mission of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association is to preserve, restore, and manage the estate of George Washington to the highest standards and to educate visitors and people throughout the world about the life and legacies of George Washington, so that his example of character and leadership will continue to inform and inspire future generations.

Open 365 days of the year, Mount Vernon is the most popular historic estate in America. Over 85 million people have visited Mount Vernon since 1860, when the estate officially opened to the public. Today, Mount Vernon welcomes an average of one million guests each year.


Archaeologist Intern

June 2023 - July 2023 Alexandria, VA
“The ability to be so hands on. I was able to create a research project from the collection and complete it in the course of the five weeks that I was there. ”

Education Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Mount Vernon, VA
“The Mount Vernon Education Department team was phenomenal. I got to work with lead scholars from all over the country, and provide professional development to teachers from every grade level. I was trusted to independently work on both long term projects and the final stages of a major project for the summer. I loved everything about this internship. ”
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