🔗Park History Program Internship – 400 hours
National Park Service/NCPE Internship Program
The intern will work with the National Park Service’s Park History program in Washington, DC on the American World War II Heritage City program. Located at the NPS headquarters, the Park History program hosts the office of the NPS Chief Historian which provides expertise on a wide range of subjects related to American history and the history of the agency. Duties include conducting primary and secondary research on: the history of the World War II home front and its impact on local communities; the recognition of historic properties associated with this theme; and the ongoing memorialization of the period. Working with the agency’s bureau historian, the work will also support the preparation of an updated National Historic Landmark theme study on the home front and will include work toward the preparation of National Historic Landmark documentation. The internship provides substantial opportunities for professional development.
The internship is scheduled for 10 weeks full-time (400 hours) but additional hours, up to 1200, may be available. Sponsored by the National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS).
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