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🔗“Exceptional Places” National Historic Landmark Newsletter Intern – 400 hours

  • Internship
  • NCPE Internship
  • Omaha, NE
  • 17.00 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: NPS Midwest Region - Historic Preservation Partnerships
  • Job Reference #: 4068c
  • Job Qualifications:

    Strong computer, research, and writing skills are essential. Creating Section 508 compliant documents training will be provided, but familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, is required. A working knowledge of U.S. History, American architectural styles, and/or Historic Preservation. Awareness of the NHL program and/or the National Register of Historic Places is preferred.

  • How to Apply:

    Click on the application button at this listing and follow the instructions to apply online.

  • Job benefits: Paid Time Off (PTO), Housing Allowance, Travel Stipend
  • Application Email: waso cr-intern@nps.gov

National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program

The successful candidate will serve as editor of “Exceptional Places,” the annual National Historic Landmark (NHL) newsletter of the National Park Service’s Interior Regions 3, 4 and 5 (Midwest).  The intern will write the lead article, edits and designs the 2024 NHL newsletter; ensures consistency with NPS graphic standards, principles of communication, and compliance standards with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for greater accessibility by users of differing abilities. NHLs are historic buildings, sites, structures, objects or districts that represent an outstanding aspect of American history and culture.

The Intern will also design a graphically pleasing briefing sheet to promote the Regions’ Historic Preservation Partnerships program and educate the public and NPS staff. Secondary duties may include writing social media content, reviewing Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record documents, and providing editorial assistance to Underground Railroad Network to Freedom nominations.  Some project-related travel may be required and will be funded by the program.

The intern will work under the supervision of a program Architectural Historian. Internship located in Omaha, NE. The intern is responsible for housing and transportation to and from Omaha; travel and housing stipends are included.

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.