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Located in Concord, Lincoln, and Lexington Massachusetts, Minute Man National Historical Park spans 1,000 acres and preserves the landscapes, sites, and buildings associated with the opening battle of the American Revolution, including the Barrett Farm, the destination of British Troops on April 19, 1775.
The intern will contribute to a high-profile project, the opening of the Barrett Farm Unit in advance of America 250, the commemoration of the opening battle of the American Revolution. The intern will work with the park’s Integrated Resources Program Manager and Cultural and Natural Resource Division team leaders. The internship has three components:
(50%) Assist with the completion of an illustrated Cultural Landscape Report and Treatment Plan for the Barrett Farm Unit within Minute Man National Historical Park in Concord, MA. Prepare illustrations and layout for the Barrett Farm Unit Cultural Landscape Report. Illustrate existing conditions and alternative futures for 64-acre farm property. Utilize hand sketches and graphic software including Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, etc.
(25%) The intern will also gain exposure to an array of natural and cultural resource management projects by assisting other interns with their projects including archeological studies, museum object curation, and natural resource management projects with field work at parks in the Metro Boston area.
(25%) The intern will actively participate in project meetings, trainings, interact with park visitors and volunteers, and meet with resource management professionals.
A housing and transportation stipend is included. Low-cost housing in the park may be available.
This position is part of the Internship Program administered by the National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE). The program is a partnership between the National Park Service and NCPE. Eligibility requirements apply; visit https://preservenet.org/ncpe-internships/ for details and instructions on how to apply.
Qualified NCPE interns who successfully complete their internships may count their position towards earning a Public Land Corps (PLC) Non-Competitive Hiring Authority certificate. Once earned, the PLC hiring authority certificate may be used to apply for eligible Federal temporary, term, or permanent positions. Visit the website listed above for details about this benefit. Successful completion of the internship does not guarantee Federal employment.