The National Historic Landmarks Program (NHL) is seeking two interns to
assist the NHL staff during Fall 2012. †Prospective applicants should be
enrolled in a graduate program in History or American Studies. Preference
will be given to advanced students.

The first intern will work with NHL staff to improve the NHL Programís
website and its use of social media to promote better understanding of the
NHL Program. The selected candidate will also assist NHL staff in
researching and creating educational materials that use social media to
promote the American Latino Heritage Initiative. Duties may also include
assisting NHL staff in conducting research on and completing Section 8 of a
National Historic Landmark.


The second intern will work with NHL staff to research and begin writing
Section 8 of a National Historic Landmark nomination. Preferred applicants
will possess a strong background in either womenís history, LBGT history,
OR Asian American history.


Both internships will provide students with an understanding of the
National Historic Landmarks Program.


Interns will work under the supervision of NHL staff.


Successful candidates must have strong writing and research skills, a
general knowledge of American history, familiarity with the National
Historic Landmarks Program, and an ability to work independently.
Successful applicants must also possess a demonstrated ability to meet
deadlines.


Housing and transportation are the internís responsibility. Located in
downtown Washington, DC. †Pay is competitive.


Please note: the internship is for 600 hours. Scheduling of those 600 hours
is flexible.


Please send a resume and cover letter to Alexandra Lord at
[log in to unmask] by August 1, 2012 for consideration for this
position. †If you have questions about the internship, please contact Dr.
Lord directly at 202-354-6906.


Alexandra M. Lord, PhD
Branch Chief
National Historic Landmarks Program
National Park Service
1201 Eye Street NW
Washington DC 20240
Phone: 202-354-6906
Email: [log in to unmask]