Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program provides a career
exploration opportunity for diverse undergraduate and graduate students ages 18-25 in
historic preservation/cultural resources work. The program places interns
with National Park Service park units and administrative offices, other
federal agencies, state historic preservation offices, local governments,
and private organizations. Intern sponsors provide work experiences that
assist interns with building their resumes in this field.
This program serves two purposes:
Diverse undergraduate and graduate students ages 18-25 gain exposure to and experience
in the historic preservation/cultural resources field.
National Park Service and partnership organizations have the opportunity to
meet promising young people who might choose to work in the field.
are offered during the summer (10 weeks). Projects include editing
publications, planning exhibits, participating in archeological
excavations, preparing research reports, cataloguing park and museum
collections, providing interpretive programs on historical topics,
developing community outreach, and writing lesson plans based on historical
Both undergraduate and graduate students
can participate in 10 week, paid internships during May/June through
The 2014 student application deadline
is March 3, 2014. All student applications are
processed through the Student Conservation Association (SCA).
Applicants must between the ages of 18 and 25.
Create or update an existing SCA Internship application at http://mysca.force.com/member/NewRegistration
using Application/Promo Code: PO-00440237. This field can be found on the landing page of your existing SCA application or when creating a new
Make sure your application dates reflect your availability for a summer internship.
Attach a Resume, cover letter (including a brief statement about why you are interested in and qualified for the program), and transcript (unofficial is acceptable).
Include three references.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “NPS CRDIP” to request an application fee waiver
or with any questions.
1849 C Street, NW
The Cultural Resources
Diversity Internship Program is funded by The NPS Youth Programs and Cultural
Resources Divisions of the National Park Service and participating Intern
Sponsors. It is administered in partnership with the Student Conservation Association.