This National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) and the National Park Service (NPS)internship opportunity would entail working with and assisting historians, historical landscape architects, and historical architects on the List of Classified Structures (LCS) and/or Cultural Landscapes Inventory (CLI) at various National Park sites within Alaska.
Duties may include researching the history of a historic property; site visits and field work to document existing conditions with photographs and maps; analyzing features; developing site plans; writing narrative descriptions; entering information into databases; and other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of western United States history, National Register criteria, and landscape architecture or architecture preferred; strong research skills, writing skills, and a working knowledge of graphic and mapping programs (Adobe Creative Suite. AutoCAD, ArcGIS) essential. The majority of time will be spent in an office setting with some travel to the parks. Travel costs for fieldwork covered by NPS. Transportation stipend available for travel to and from Anchorage, AK. Housing costs are the intern's responsibility. Located in Anchorage, AK
800 Hour internship, $15/hour stipend, to begin Spring Semester 2017.