National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program
The successful candidate will conduct historical research at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, the Louisiana Digital Library, and the National Archives digital records to uncover the Reconstruction Era and Civil Rights stories connected to the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument (Mississippi), Vicksburg National Military Park (Mississippi), and Cane River Creole National Historical Park (Louisiana). The information will be used to develop interpretation and education products, such as brochures, websites, and social media posts, that will link the histories of all three parks. Applicants will work with the park staff at all three National Park Service (NPS) sites and must demonstrate strong computer, research, writing and organizational skills. Intern should possess knowledge of American history. An hourly stipend is available in addition to a travel/housing allowance and up to $5000 for tuition reimbursement. Internship location is flexible and can be based in Jackson, MS, Vicksburg, MS or Natchitoches, LA.
Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) interns found at https://preservenet.org/ncpe-internships/#