National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) Internship at Cane River Creole NHP
Refer to the How to Apply section for application instructions and other information regarding two internship opportunities at Cane River Creole NHP beginning in January 2020. There is no need to contact the park.
Application Deadline: November 10, 2019
#3431: Cane River Creole National Historical Park: Intern works with the park’s Division of Resource Management to complete museum collections management tasks in museum and field conditions. Intern shall learn NPS best practices including proper handling, relocating museumcollections, artifact identification, cataloging, museum housekeeping, minor conservation, and exhibit production. Other duties include physically moving museum objects, fulfilling requests for research, resource documentation, developing social media content, and assistance with interpretive programs. Applicants must demonstrate strong computer, research, writing, and organizational skills. A background in anthropology, history, cultural heritage, and/or material culture is highly desirable. The intern is responsible for housing and transportation.
Work is based at park offices in Natchitoches, LA. (800 hours)
Supervisor: Dustin Fuqua, Chief of Resource Management
#3430: Cane River Creole National Historical Park: Intern works with park staff to perform a wide variety of tasks related to interpretative services, including public interpretation of historic buildings and landscapes. Intern will develop park interpretive programming, engage in
education and outreach, create content for park social media pages, and park brochures, and interact with the public. Applicants must demonstrate strong computer, research, writing and organizational skills. Intern should possess experience with regard to American history. The intern is responsible for housing and transportation. NOTE: Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should include how they meet the definition of diversity in their written application.
Work is based at park offices in Natchez, LA. (400 hours)
Supervisor: Barbara Justice, Chief of Interpretation