|Company:||Student Conservation Association|
|Position:||Intern - Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park|
Seeking: Historian Assistant Intern - Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Dates: 8/25/14 - 2/22/15
You will conduct background historical research on gold rush era Stampeders, historical events, historical buildings, sites, and trails for the park staff and members of the public; gather historical information from photographs, government records, maps, local newspapers, diaries, letters, business records and other documents (including online resources) and place information into easily understood narratives; conduct formal or informal oral history interviews with locals or visitors and transcribe the resulting recordings; maintain the park library, where many of the important historical documents critical for historical research reside; accession and file historical documents such as photographs, diaries, books, articles, microfilm newspaper reels,microfiche trade catalogs, and other items in their appropriate places in the park library; maintain and update electronic databases for the library books and historic photographs; scan historic photographs, maps and other documents (assembling segments, restoring image quality and legibility as required) for permanent accessioning into the park’s growing electronic files; assist park staff and members of the public find information and materials in the park library and elsewhere. Research, write, and give on air local history narratives for the local public radio station.
If you can’t be self-sufficient, please do not apply! Start and end dates are not flexible.
BENEFITS: SCA provides travel to/from work site, free housing, weekly living allowance, and AmeriCorps Education Award
To apply, complete Internship Application here: http://thesca.force.com/members/NewRegistration and contact Recruiter Jeff Chen at 907-717-8414 or Jchen@thesca.org