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Internships at NCPTT

From: Mary Striegel <striegelm>
Date: Friday, January 26, 2007
2007 NCPTT Summer Internships

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for a limited
number of undergraduate and graduate internships at the National
Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT).    NCPTT is
an office of the National Park Service located on the campus of
Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.  Ten-week
internships will be available pending availability of funding.
Positions will begin no later than June 1, 2007.  Interns will be
short-term employees of Northwestern State University.  Compensation
will be based on experience, including academic experience.

NCPTT is an interdisciplinary research facility that serves the
historic preservation community nationwide.   NCPTT's current work
includes the fields of historic architecture, heritage education,
archeology and collections, and materials conservation.

Tasks and Duties

Interns will have an opportunity to work in one of the following
programs:

    Archeology and Collections
    Architecture and Engineering
    Historic Landscapes
    Heritage Education
    Materials Research

Opportunities may include curriculum development, teaching
opportunities, hands-on research, geophysical prospection, GIS/GPS
data collection, materials testing, or cemetery conservation.

Qualifications: Applicants should demonstrate skills and knowledge
in preservation technology.  This may include but not be limited to
documentation, condition assessments, literature reviews, laboratory
or field research, materials testing, hands-on preservation
treatments, or other related skills.  All undergraduate applicants
must be accepted to or currently enrolled at a four-year accredited
university or college program.  All graduate applicants must be
accepted to or currently enrolled in a Master's or Doctoral degree
program in disciplines such as architecture, anthropology,
conservation, chemistry, engineering, geology, geography,
preservation, etc.

To apply, send a letter of interest that includes the dates that the
candidate would be available for work at NCPTT (between June 1, 2007
and August 15, 2007), resume, and a current transcript, to

    Mary F. Striegel
    National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
    645 University Parkway
    Natchitoches LA 71457

Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2007.  Positions will
be announced by April 1, 2007. For more information, call
318-356-7444, fax 318-356-9119 or e-mail: mary_striegel [at] nps__gov.

The National Park Service and Northwestern State University are
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.  Women, minorities,
and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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