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Posted: 01/20/2011

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC)
Division of Architecture and Preservation

The PHMC is the official history agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Created in 1945, we are responsible for the collection, conservation, and interpretation of Pennsylvania's historic heritage, which we accomplish through the Pennsylvania State Archives, the State Museum of Pennsylvania, the Bureau of Historic Sites and Museums, the Pennsylvania Trails of History, the Bureau for Historic Preservation, and the Bureau of Management Services.

Preservation Trades Apprentice
Internship Opportunity
various, PA

Become part of a large and growing sector of the construction industry preserving Pennsylvania’s treasured historic buildings.

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is sponsoring its 6th annual summer apprenticeship program to introduce students and recent graduates of post-secondary trade schools, technical colleges and other training programs and others with building trades experience, to the preservation and traditional building trades needed to preserve Pennsylvania’s historic places. PHMC and several partner organizations and companies will be offering paid apprentice positions for 12 weeks in the summer of 2011 at locations throughout Pennsylvania. The apprenticeships will include a free training program with an introductory one-day seminar in historic preservation and two days of hands-on training by master craftsmen in various preservation and traditional trade skills.

OPen until
none given

How to apply
Interested students should review the list of positions posted on the PHMC web site (see address below) and contact the representative for those they are interested in for more information or to schedule an interview. All hiring decisions are the responsibility of the company or institution hosting the individual apprenticeship. The hiring period will end on April 30th 2011. For general information on the program contact Joe Lauver, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Joe Lauver
Phone: (717) 787-6242
400 North Street
Room N118
Harrisburg, PA 17120

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