Historic Preservation Summer Employment Opportunity

Here’s an interesting opportunity for jobs in the preservation field, sponsored by the  National Park Service:


The Heritage Documentation Programs (Historic American Buildings
Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic  American
Landscapes Survey), a division of the National Park Service, seeks
applications from qualified students for summer employment documenting
historic sites and structures of architectural, engineering and
landscape significance throughout the country. Duties involve on-site
field work and the preparation of measured and interpretive drawings
and written historical reports for the HABS/HAER/HALS Collection at
the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.Projects last twelve weeks, beginning in May/June. Salaries range from
approximately $6,000 to approximately $11,000 for the summer,
depending on job responsibility, locality of the project, and level of
experience. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Applications Due: 15 March 2013

Application information can be found on our web site:
http://www.nps.gov/history/hdp/jobs/summer.htmView examples of HDP documentation on the Library of Congress web site:
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/hh/Download the HDP Summer 2013 Recruitment Poster from our web site:

http://www.nps.gov/history/hdp/jobs/Employment2013.pdf  (340KB.PDF)

For additional information regarding the HABS/HAER/HALS Summer 2013
Documentation Program, please contact:Judy Davis
Summer Program Administrator
Heritage Documentation Programs Division
National Park Service (2270)
1201 Eye Street, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, DC  20005
Tel: (202) 354-2135
Email: HDP_Summer_Program_Admin@nps.gov
HDP Program: http://www.nps.gov/history/hdp
Search the Collections: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/hh/
Follow Us: http://www.facebook.com/HeritageDocumentationPrograms
HDP YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/HDPNPS


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About docampbell

Doug is a historian and educator with more than a decade of experience teaching Western, World, US, and European history at colleges and universities in Virginia and Maryland. His scholarship focuses on national identity, education, and historical memory in Austria during the era of the World Wars, and includes work at the US Archives, the US Library of Congress, the Austrian National Library, and the Austrian State Archive. He has taught at NOVA since 2006 and has been the Historic Preservation Program Head since 2012.