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Submission of Work Samples for Historians

 

Historians conduct research using primary and secondary sources to produce reports and inventories on specific sites, structures, or technical processes. A degree in architectural history, history of technology, American civilization, or a related field is required; graduate work or equivalent experience is highly recommended.

Applicants must submit a paper, not to exceed 40 pages of text, on a U.S. topic in architectural history, landscape history, history of technology, or the built environment.آ The work sample should demonstrate primary research and a command of secondary sourcesآin the relevant field of U.S. history.آThe paper should be unpublished and the applicant must be the sole author.

 

All work samples must be submitted through USAJobs with the other required application materials. The deadline is 7 March 2016.

 

For questions regarding the historian work sample or summer employment, please contact Lisa P. Davidson at lisa_davidson@nps.gov or 202-354-2179.