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Posted: 01/12/2016

National Park Service

Latino Heritage Internship Program
Internship Opportunity
varies, DC
$400 weekly stipend

The Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) is a paid summer internship program organized by the National Park Service, Hispanic Access Foundation, and Environment for the Americas with the goal of engaging the next generation of conservation stewards. The program raises awareness of our national parks and historic sites, their accessibility, and the need for the Latino communitys involvement in their preservation. Highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students will be selected to work alongside NPS historians, interpreters, archaeologists, architects, and curators on projects in different park units and offices throughout the US.

Basic Eligibility

  • 18-35 years of age
  • Be a US Citizen or premanent resident
  • Be enrolled in a post-secondary educational program or have graduated from college or graduate school within the past one year
  • Have a strong interest in -or relevant experience- in areas pertaining to history, historic preservation, museum studies, anthropology, community outreach or other related fields
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish/English)- helpful and more needed for some positions

Time frame

  • Applications must be submitted by February 6, 2016
  • Top candidates will be selected for internviews
  • Placement decisions will generally be made by April
  • The paid 10-week internship period will begin in late May through early June 2016 and conclude in August through early September depending on requirements of the project site


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How to apply
Visit www.latinoheritageintern.com to learn more and apply!
Paloma Bolasny

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