NCPTT has internships available in the fields of historic architecture, materials conservation, and historic landscapes. Positions include 10-week historic architecture and materials conservation summer internships and a 6-month historic landscapes internship. NCPTT is an office of the National Park Service located on the campus of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

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Summer Internships – Historic Architecture & Materials Conservation

Repairing a cemetery marker

Summer intern opportunities may include hands on research, teaching opportunities, data collection, materials research, or testing new technologies. Applicants should demonstrate skills and knowledge in preservation technology. This may include, but not be limited to: documentation; condition assessments; literature reviews; laboratory or field research; materials testing; and hands-on preservation treatments or other related skills.

All summer interns must be accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited university or college program in disciplines such as architecture, conservation, chemistry, engineering, geology, geography, preservation, etc.

For more information contact Sarah Jackson, 318-356-7444, sarah_m_jackson@nps.gov

Documenting an historic landscape

6-Month Internship – Historic Landscapes

The selected applicant will assist Center staff in developing a preservation landscape maintenance training curriculum, research existing training sources, identify unmet training needs, and create a social media site to organize and communicate findings. Other tasks to be assigned may include assisting with development of a landscape preservation workshop and training video.

The intern must be currently enrolled in or have recently completed an undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited university or college program in disciplines such as landscape architecture, horticulture, or historic preservation.

For more information contact 318-356-7444, debbie_smith@nps.gov

Application

To apply for all internships, send a letter of interest that includes the dates that the dates the candidate would be available for work, a resume or c.v. with three references, and an unofficial current transcript. Summer interns must be available between June 1, 2010 and August 13, 2010.

Send Applications to:

Summer Internships Sarah Jackson, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, 645 University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA, 71457.

6-Month Historic Landscape Internship Debbie Smith, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, 645 University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA, 71457.

Interns will be short-term employees of Northwestern State University of Louisana. Applications will be accepted through February 26, 2010.

 

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