Author Archives: Rhonda Schwinabart

HABS/HAER/HALS Summer Jobs for Students (Applications due March 16)

HABS/HAER/HALS Summer Jobs for Students (Applications due March 16) Announcing HABS/HAER/HALS Summer 2018 Jobs for Students The Heritage Documentation Programs (HABS/HAER/HALS) seeks applications from qualified students for 2018 summer employment documenting historic sites and structures of architectural, landscape, and technological significance throughout the country. Duties may involve on-site field work, preparation of measured and interpretive […]

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Statements of Interest: The Underground Railroad on the Missouri Borderland (NPS)

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Statement of Interest due by February 26, 2018, 11:59pm CST Special History Project: “Slave Stampedes”: The Underground Railroad on the Missouri Borderland PROJECT OVERVIEW: The proposed special history will examine the Underground Railroad in Missouri and Illinois through the lens of “slave stampedes” from […]

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Documenting the History of the African American Experience at Ferry Hill, the Blackford House, and the Bridgeport Community

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Project Title: Documenting the History of the African American Experience at Ferry Hill, the Blackford House, and the Bridgeport Community 1.1 Project Budget: $56,749.00 1.2. Statement of Purpose The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal NHP) seeks a research team to develop a Historic Structures Report (HSR) for the […]

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Archaeological Survey and Testing at the Ferry Hill Plantation  

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Project Title: Archaeological Survey and Testing at the Ferry Hill Plantation 1.1 Project Budget: $129,600.00 1.2. Statement of Purpose The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park seeks an archaeological team to conduct supplementary Phase I and comprehensive Phase II archaeological survey and testing at the Ferry Hill Plantation focused on understanding […]

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Northern Arizona University Announces Graduate Research Assistantship (Ph.D.) Opportunity

Graduate Research Assistantship (Ph.D.) School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University A Ph.D. graduate assistantship is available in the School of Forestry at Northern Arizona University (NAU), in Flagstaff AZ. The position will provide 4 years of support in the project “Regionally Scaled Adaptive Forest Management for Production of Climate-Resilient Ecosystem Services” pending final federal funding […]

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San Gemini Preservation Studies Program Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2018 Field School

Deadline for applications is March 15, 2018 Now in its 20th year, with alumni from over 170 colleges and universities worldwide, San Gemini Preservation Studies Program (SGPS) is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage. We offer students the opportunity to study and travel in Italy where they acquire hands-on experience in preservation and restoration. Session […]

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2018 HISTORICAL INTERPRETATION INTERNSHIP AT HISTORIC HUNTLEY/HUNTLEY MEADOWS PARK, FAIRFAX COUNTY PARK AUTHORITY

This internship is accompanied by an award from the park’s Friend’s group. It is designed to give an interested college student or recent graduate the opportunity to work with professional park staff to conduct history programs and research associated with Historic Huntley and Huntley Meadows Park. Historic Huntley is a restored Federal period villa within […]

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Student Scholarships Available for the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions’ FORUM, Des Moines, IA, July 18-22, 2018

Student Scholarships Available for the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions’ FORUM Des Moines, IA 18 July – 22 July 2018 Application Deadline: February 23, 2018 The National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC) is pleased to offer scholarship support to qualified students of undergraduate and graduate-level preservation programs to attend and participate in FORUM 2018 in […]

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Education Internship at the C&O Canal National Historical Park

Paid Internship through the Student Conservation Association (www.thesca.org)  Title: Education Coordinator Intern Location: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, at 13 Canal Street, Cumberland, Maryland Duties: Assist park rangers in the development and delivery of education programs for K-12 students visiting the park. Assist with scheduling, special events and education projects including website development and social […]

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National Park Service and University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science CESU Project, History of Parks in Science, Presented at Recent Symposium

The National Park System protects places that have played important roles in the history of various scientific disciplines. Examples include the sand dunes of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, where the first evidence for ecological succession was recorded; Yellowstone National Park, where a hot-spring bacterium was discovered to contain an enzyme that enables modern DNA sequencing […]

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