African American Historic Places Summer Intern at National Trust for Historic Preservation

Fields: African American, cultural heritage, historic preservation, architecture, history

Location: DC

Deadline: ASAP

Details and Requirements: Bachelor’s level studies (or equivalent experience) required; current or rising juniors, seniors or graduate students preferred. Studies or demonstrated interest in related subject matter preferred, including African American history, preservation or architecture. Some experience in research and documentation of historic places preferred, with interest in/familiarity with African American history a plus. Strong writing and editing skills, especially with some experience in writing for outreach, public engagement and social media. Ability to collaborate and achieve results with supervision, including ability to interact professionally with key internal and external stakeholders as needed. Friendly and professional demeanor on the phone and in writing, with ability to speak and write clearly in English. Bi-lingual language skills a plus. Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse colleagues; connections to or experience helping to engage culturally diverse audiences and partners, especially African American communities, a plus. For this internship, the National Trust is offering a stipend of $2,000 to help offset expenses. Dates of the summer internship program are June 4 – July 27, but may be flexible for this project.

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