This summer Debbie will be working as the Visitor Service Intern and Docent Volunteer position created by The Capitol Preservation Board Visitor Services Program. Docents are trained to relate, in an exciting and meaningful way, information highlighting the Capitol, its grounds, its restoration and renovation, artwork and artifices, exhibitions and events, as well as the people who serve the citizens of the state of Utah.
The Docent Program Internship for the Visitor Services Program will consist of working developing expertise in leading groups on an interactive exploration of the Capitol. They will receive training in:
-Public speaking and presentation skills from professional communicators
-Legislative processes from current government officials
-Art history, appreciation and collection information from art historians
-Historical perspectives on Utah and the State Capitol taught by historians and architects
-Technology computer skills