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Subject: Internships at NCPTT

Internships at NCPTT

From: Mary Striegel <striegelm<-a>
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2005
2005 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 (NSU) in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
Ten-week internships will be available pending availability of
funding.  Positions will begin no later than June 1, 2005.  Interns
will be short-term employees of Northwestern State University.
Compensation will be based on experience, including academic

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

Tasks and Duties

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

         Architecture and Engineering
         Archeology and Collections Care
         Materials Research

Opportunities may include materials testing, cemetery conservation,
curriculum development, hands-on research, or teaching

Qualifications: Intern will demonstrate skills and knowledge of
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, archeology,
conservation, chemistry, engineering, geology, 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, 2005
and August 15, 2005), resume, and a current transcript, to

    Mary F. Striegel
    National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
    645 College Avenue
    Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457

Applications will be accepted through March 24, 2005.  For more
information, call 318-356-7444, Fax: 318-356-9119 or e-mail
mary_striegel<-a t->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.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:46
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Received on Thursday, 17 March, 2005

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