🔗Facilities and Maintenance Intern – 560 hours
Website National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program
The Cane River region is home to a unique culture, the Creoles. Generations of the same families of owners and workers, enslaved and tenant, lived on these lands for over 200 years. Cane River Creole National Historical Park tells their stories and preserves the cultural landscape of Oakland and Magnolia Plantations.
The successful candidate will work with the Park Facilities team focusing on Historic Preservation and how it affects the operational aspects of the Park. The intern will actively use a “hands-on” approach to preserve masonry, wood, and cultural landscapes, in addition to conducting research on park documents for future project planning and preservation techniques while aiding in the documentation of current work being performed at the Park. Other duties may include exhibit area maintenance, historic landscape maintenance and feature repair, assisting with interpretive programs and events, facility management work tracking, and construction and square footage estimating. The intern is responsible for transportation; a housing allowance is available. Located at Oakland and Magnolia Plantations in Natchez LA, the most intact French Creole cotton plantations in the U.S.
This position is offered by the National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) in cooperation with the National Park Service. To be eligible you must be a current college-level student or recent graduate (within the past 12 months) in the cultural resources or allied fields; show academic promise; and a U.S. citizen. For more about eligibility and how to apply, visit https://preservenet.org/ncpe-internships/#
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