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Posted: 01/26/2012

National Park Service
Alaska Regional Office

National Register Intern - Students Only
Internship Opportunity
Anchorage, AK

Have experience with the National Register of Historic Places?Be part of the National Park Service initiative to improve the National Register documentation in Alaska!

Duties include researching historic resources through primary and secondary research; possible site visits and field work to document the resources through descriptions, photographs, and maps; preparation of National Register Nomination documentation, including building descriptions, integrity, building history, historical context and significance.

A working knowledge of MS Word, photographic experience, knowledge of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the National Register of Historic Places standards; and the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation is beneficial.

WHERE: Various park sites and Anchorage, Alaska. This project will require two or three site visits to a park site with the balance of the internship working in the NPS Regional Office in Anchorage.

WHEN: 12 weeks - Summer 2012. Start date can be adjusted for school schedule.

WHO: This project will require two graduate or upper level undergraduate students in history, historic preservation, archeology, or related field with demonstrated knowledge of the National Register of Historic Places.Federal hiring and appropriation laws limit student appointments to U.S. citizens and nationals only.A pre-employment background investigation is required.The gross hourly rate for this position ranges from $16.92 to $20.96 per hour depending upon qualifications.This rate includes an Alaskan cost of living allowance.

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How to apply
Each applicant will need to submit: A detailed resume with specific dates and typical hours worked per week. (Example: September 1, 2006 to August 13, 2008, 40 hours per week); 2 letters of recommendation from recent instructors (2011-12 academic year); A signed letter from the University Registrar verifying that the student will be enrolled and attending classes on at least a half-time basis for the 2012-13 academic year at the University; Copy of current transcript (web based PDF is sufficient); Include form DD214 if you are requesting veteran preference; Examples of the studentís work. The portfolio can be informally organized, but will need to exhibit the applicantís research and writing abilities. Please submit application materials in PDF electronically via email to Heather Miller by COB February 24, 2012.
Heather Miller

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