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Internships at National Park Service

From: Eric Schindelholz <eric_schindelholz>
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2007
2007 NPS internships
National Park Service
Harpers Ferry Center

The National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center (HFC) is seeking
applications from pre-program or graduate-level conservation
students and post-graduates. Preference will be given to applicants
with objects treatment experience. Up to three internships will be
awarded, with each being 8-10 weeks in length. Stipends will be

Interns will work at HFC with objects conservation staff to document
and treat a variety of Civil War objects from the Gettysburg
National Military Park.  The objects are both organic and inorganic
in nature, including but not limited to medical kits, leather
accoutrements, and archaeological finds. The treatment of these
artifacts is in preparation for their installation in the new Museum
and Visitor Center at Gettysburg, scheduled to open in 2008.

Applications must include the following:

    *   A letter of interest that includes the dates that the
        candidate would be available to work at HFC (between May 15
        and October 1, 2007)

    *   A curriculum vitae including current contact information

    *   Names and contact information of two references

Applications should be sent either electronically or by mail to:

    Eric Schindelholz
    Senior Objects Conservator
    NPS, Harpers Ferry Center
    PO Box 50
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
    eric_schindelholz [at] nps__gov

Applications must be received electronically or postmarked by April,
9 2007. Notifications will be sent by April 20, 2007.

For more information:

       Eric Schindelholz
       Fax: 304-535-6055
       eric_schindelholz [at] nps__gov

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