Internship / Community Service

The Friends of “R” House is always looking for dependable student assistance. If you, or a currently enrolled high school or college student(s) you know, are looking for community service opportunities or internship experience please fee free to contact us at

Community Service Opportunities:

The Friends of “R” House holds several events a year, and as such, could often use one or more student volunteers to assist us in our event operations. Jobs might include, serving at teas, directing pedestrian traffic, taking tickets, working a Halloween or living history event, or helping to set up or take down exhibits. Opportunities are on an as-needed basis so please contact us for information regarding our possible upcoming needs. Please provide documentation regarding current high school enrolment.

Internship Opportunities:

The Friends of “R” House is a small member/donor supported 501(c)(3) public benefit nonprofit corporation. We work in cooperation with the City of Mountain View to support the Rengstorff House, promote its history, and that of the surrounding locality, as well as the history of the Rengstorff family and their contribution to local history.

We currently have an eight-member board of directors which oversees the administration of the association and all of its facets. Even with a small association that can sometimes be a daunting task. We often find ourselves looking for an extra pair of hands, especially where event promotion is concerned. If you are an interested college student looking for a short term internship and are interested in gaining experience working with a history based public benefit nonprofit we encourage you to apply.

Friends internship applications are being accepting on an ongoing basis. Applicant must fill out the application in its entirety along with any and all corresponding documents requested. Please email or hardcopy mail all material to or ATTN: The Friends of “R” House at 3070 N. Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043.

Thank you for your interest.