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Sally Kress Tompkins

Maritime Documentation Internship

The Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) and the Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) are pleased to announce the Maritime Internship in memory of Sally Kress Tompkins, former Deputy Chief of HABS/HAER and initiator of the HAER maritime documentation program. The internship will permit a student or recent graduate of architecture or history, interested in maritime preservation, to work as a summer intern on a HAER maritime documentation project. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen. The selected recipient will serve as either a historian preparing researched historical reports or as an architect preparing measured drawings.

AWARD STIPEND

The recipient will receive a stipend of $7,000-10,000 and will work in conjunction with a HAER team for 12 weeks during the summer. The Sally Kress Tompkins Maritime Intern will be selected by a committee of representatives of CAMM and HAER.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Please submit the following by FEBRUARY 28, 2016 (postmark date):

  1. Resume
  2. Letter of recommendation (from a faculty member or employer)
  3. Work samples (measured drawings or historical reports)

Applications should be submitted to:

Todd Croteau, Maritime Internship Coordinator
Heritage Documentation Programs (2270)
National Park Service
1201 Eye Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

 

Questions may be directed to Todd Croteau at todd_croteau@nps.gov or 202-354-2167.