Heritage Documentation Programs
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The Heritage Documentation Programs (Historic American Buildings Survey / Historic American Engineering Record / Historic American Landscapes Survey), a division of the National Park Service, seeks applications from qualified individuals for summer employment documenting historic sites and structures of architectural, landscape and technological significance throughout the country. Duties involve on-site field work and preparation of measured and interpretive drawings and written historical reports for the HABS/HAER/HALS
Collection at the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Projects last twelve weeks, beginning in late May or early June.
Salaries range from approximately $6,000 to approximately $11,000 for the summer, depending on job responsibility, locality of the project, and level of experience. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Applications must be postmarked by February 8, 2010.
Detailed application information is available at the National Park Service web site:
View examples of HDP documentation at the Library of Congress
HABS-SAH SALLY KRESS TOMPKINS FELLOWSHIPThe Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship, a joint program of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), permits an architectural historian to conduct research on a 12-week HABS project during the summer of 2010. The award consists of a $10,000 stipend. Applicants should be pursuing graduate studies in architectural history or other related fields. Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2010.
For detailed information, visit: The National Park Service Website or contact James A. Jacobs at or (202) 354-2184.
MARITIME DOCUMENTATION INTERNSHIP 2010
The Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) and the Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) announce the Maritime Documentation Internship 2010. The internship will permit a student or recent graduate of architecture or history, interested in maritime preservation, to work on a HAER maritime documentation project. The applicant must be a U.S. Citizen. The selected recipient will receive a stipend of approximately $7,000 and will work with a HAER team for 12 weeks during the summer. The Internship will require research and writing or measuring and drafting of historic maritime resources. Applications must be postmarked by February 8, 2010.
For detailed information, visit: National Park Service Website or contact Todd Croteau at
or (202) 354-2167.
NOTE: Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship and Maritime Documentation Internship applicants who want to be
considered for summer positions with HABS/HAER/HALS will need to submit a separate application. For instructions, visit: National Park Service Information
For additional information regarding any of the Heritage Documentation Programs Summer 2010
Employment Opportunities, please contact:
Summer Program Administrator
Heritage Documentation Programs Division, NPS
1201 Eye Street, NW, 7th Floor (2270)
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: (202) 354-2135