Date: January 2018 (TBD by schedule of intern). Open Positions: 1
Desired Schedule: 8-16 hours/week (any day Monday - Friday) for 4 months (mid-January mid May).
Broad Scope of Position: Working with the Director of Preservation Programs for the Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, the intern will have the opportunity to learn how historic preservation works in a real world setting. The intern will assist in the operations of the Certified Local Government (CLG) program to obtain samples of resources that can be shared with other CLGs such as nomination forms, certificates of appropriateness, design guidelines, walking tours, training education programs, and incentive program guidelines. The intern will then develop a system of organization and access. Additional responsibilities will include working with marketing the Centennial Farms program. Such marketing will include seeking opportunities, distributing materials, and attending programs and events to highlight the program.
Outcomes: During the internship, the student will be introduced to the Certified Local Government Program and have the opportunity to see and assess varying operating documents used by municipalities and counties that participate in Colorado (currently 60 governments). The intern will also have an opportunity to discover the Centennial Farms Program and introduce themselves to agricultural based groups in Colorado, learning the history of farming and ranching in the state, as well as current operations and practices.
Desired Skills/Academic Field of Study:
Coursework in historic preservation, city and regional planning, architectural history, or agriculture
Experience with Excel Spreadsheets
Ability to communicate both in writing and speaking
Attention to detail