The intern will complete research on sites that are part of the National Trusts pool of prospective Treasures to help determine if the resources are nationally significant, and to identify threats or challenges currently facing those sites.
The research will help to enhance a database of projects, producing a casebook of potential National Treasures projects that provides information needed by key stakeholders for decisions about assignment of staff time and resources.
Research will include online research as well as outreach via phone and email to key project partners,
A particular focus of the internship in Denver will be identifying significant yet endangered Latino heritage sites to be added to the National Treasures pool of prospects.
Intern should have strong research skills with experience in historic preservation and familiarity with Excel and Word.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are important, with an ability and comfort level connecting professionally with people by phone and email.
Experience in outreach to and engagement of culturally diverse partners and constituents is preferred.
For the Denver intern, bi-lingual fluency in English and Spanish is preferred; familiarity with or personal connections to Latino cultural heritage, community networks or related resources is a plus.