Archives Management, Government Archives, Museum Archives
The National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE), in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS) and other partnering government agencies, is pleased to offer internships during the summer of 2020, beginning in May/June 2020. NCPE has partnered with the NPS since 1992 to connect post-secondary students and recent graduates in historic preservation, cultural resource management, and related fields to projects at a wide variety of sites and divisions within the NPS system and other agencies annually. Approximately 110 internships are available during this upcoming summer.
NCPE offers positions in a variety of cultural resources fields with many focused on archives and museum projects.
HOW TO APPLY The application is available in Adobe Acrobat. Description: get Adobe Reader. To submit your application, review the list of positions (below); you may select up to six. List the positions by 4-digit position number where noted on the application. Please scan your materials and email them as a single Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file containing both the signed application and the two most recent years of your academic transcripts to the Director of NCPE’s Internship Program, Julee Johnson (email: email@example.com). Applications that include a resume, writing sample (other than the required essay), portfolio, or other documents will be rejected. Please adhere to the single .pdf format requirements. Name the file with your name in this format: Lastname Firstname NCPE Summer20. Due to the large number of applications received, please keep your file under 5 MB or compress it to meet this limit. Applications must be received no later than Monday, March 2 at 5:00 p.m. ET.
Please do not apply through the SAA site. Visit the website listed below and follow application instructions. Only applications formatted correctly and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org will be accepted.
To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in an academic program or recently graduated (degree received May 2019 or later). Interns are not eligible to work more than 1200 hours total in NCPE’s program. Previous interns must stay within this overall limit.
Additional Salary Information: Stipends are paid at $15/hour unless otherwise listed. Please note that interns are not NCPE or NPS employees; stipends are academic awards rather than wages. Taxes are not withheld, nor are social security contributions made on your behalf. These funds may be taxable, however, so consult a tax preparation professional if you have questions.