Latino Heritage Internship Program:
33 available sites across the United States.Internship Description:
The program will advance employment and community engagement opportunities with an emphasis on cultural resource stewardship and interpretation. It will target undergraduates and graduate students while developing mission critical internship projects that will support NPS goals and objectives. The experience will create strong mentor and protégé relationships and support the career growth of talented students. In addition, it will help to expand NPS outreach into Latino communities nationally and develop deep and sustainable partnerships. This summer, we will offer two types of LHIP internships:
Length of Internship:
10-11 weeks long starting Mid-May and early June.
Age 18 to 35
Possess US citizenship or permanent residence
Be enrolled in a post-secondary educational program or have graduated from college within the past year
Have a strong interest — or relevant experience — in areas pertaining to — but not limited to — history, historic preservation, public history, museum studies, archaeology, cultural interpretation, landscape architecture, anthropology or other related fields.
Bilingual skills (Spanish/English) — helpful and more needed for some positions
Be social media savvy!
Weekly stipend of $400 based on a 40-hour workweek and a commuting stipend. Local or park housing and travel expenses will be provided for out-of-state students