Spring Semester 2018 Internships with the
National Park Service
The National Park Service and partnering agencies are pleased to offer internships during the academic year of 2017-18, most of which will begin in January 2018. See the complete list of available internships HERE.
Internships are for 400 hours (usually ten weeks at forty hours per week) and in Washington, DC, except where noted. Stipends range from a total of $4800 for shorter positions up to $18,000 for longer-term positions; the position supervisor will have details on the stipend amount for a given position if you are called for an interview. The exact starting dates will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Sample Positions include:
3044. Park History Program: Works with the Park History Program on a variety of research and outreach projects. They include conducting research for the Park History Program and individual National Park Service units and programs; creating short audio and video productions based on NPS oral history interviews; writing content for Park History Website and social media; helping with maritime grants administration; and participation in ongoing oral history training and interviews. Research may be conducted at the National Archives and the Library of Congress. Topics of immediate interest to program staff include maritime history of the U.S., Civil War to Civil Rights, and the history of the NPS itself. Students with a major or concentration in history, public history, American studies, or anthropology are particularly well suited for our program (2 internships at 400 hours each).
HOW TO APPLY
The application is available in Adobe Acrobat HERE.
To submit your application, please scan your materials electronically and email them as a single Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file containing both the signed application you're your transcripts to Julee Johnson (email: email@example.com). Please adhere to the single .pdf format requirement; processing of your application will be delayed if materials are not received in this form. Name the file with your name in this format: Lastname_Firstname_NCPE_Spring18. Due to the large number of applications received, please strive to keep files under 2 MB; any files over 2 MB should be submitted in a compressed file format to make transmittal easier.
Applications must be received no later than Sunday, October 22, 2017.