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
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