Internships at the Northeast Regional Office

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Funding Opportunity ID: 295897
Opportunity Number: P17AS00556
Opportunity Title: Internships at the Northeast Regional Office
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.946
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Notice of intent to partner with National Council for Preservation Education under existing cooperative agreement P17AC00225. No applications will be accepted.
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Jul 26, 2017
Close Date: Notice of intent to partner with National Council for Preservation Education under existing cooperative agreement P17AC00225. No applications will be accepted.
Last Updated Date: Jul 26, 2017
Award Ceiling: $36,272
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $36,272
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Internships at the Northeast Regional Office: Works with the Regional Historian and National Register Historian on National Register of Historic Places nominations as well as related documentation projects such as Determinations of Eligibility, and Cultural Landscape Inventories for parks in the Northeast Region of the National Park Service. Duties include: researching historic resources; possible site visits and field work to document the resources through descriptions, photographs, and maps; preparation of official correspondence and packages for National Register Nomination documentation. May also prepare brief, interpretive materials for recently completed National Register documentation. Working knowledge of American History, and some experience with the National Register of Historic Places and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation beneficial. Working knowledge of graphics programs (Adobe Photoshop & InDesign) also beneficial. Opportunity for candidates with an interest in American history, historic preservation, public history, with a focus on NPS sites. Position located at the Boston office located at 15 State St., Boston MA (600 hours) The intern will work with National Park Service Staff in the Northeast Region History Program, and parks across the Northeast Region, to support public history and community outreach projects related to ongoing historic resource studies on Reconstruction and Segregation during the Jim Crow era, as well as interpreting historic house museums. Duties may include supporting project management through managing records and correspondence, providing historic context for historic research projects, and developing proposals for engaging interpretive products for public audiences based on these research projects. Additionally, intern will support daily operations of Northeast Region History Program, including peer reviewing historic studies, researching and writing short articles about topical and innovative history projects happening across the Northeast Region, and leading informational and educational webinars for park staff on hot topics and key skills in historical practice. Experience and training in one or more of the following required: public history, interpretation, history/ social studies education, museum education, or a related field. Experience working with public and especially youth audiences in history and historic preservation preferred. Position located at the Boston office located at 15 State St., Boston MA (600 hours). This project will provide 600 hour internship opportunities to three candidates.
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