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The mission of the Historic Resources Committee (HRC) is to identify, understand, and preserve architectural heritage, both nationally and internationally. HRC is engaged in promoting the role of the historic architect within the profession through the development of information and knowledge among members, allied professional organizations, and the public.

Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2019 HABS/HBCUI Summer Architect

  • 1.  Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2019 HABS/HBCUI Summer Architect

    Posted 01-28-2019 16:52
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    The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), in coordination with the Greening Youth Foundation, is advertising a Summer 2019 HBCUI (Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship) Program Summer Architect. 
    The position is a 10-week paid, summer experience, starting in late-May 2019, and will be based in the Heritage Documentation Programs (HABS/HAER/HALS) office in downtown Washington, DC.
    Applicants should have completed at least three years in an accredited program of architecture or pursuing a degree/certificate in Historic Preservation. Coursework in an accredited architecture major or technical/computer-aided drafting is strongly recommended (e.g. Architecture, Architectural History, Computer Aided Design and Drafting, Historic Preservation, etc.). Applicants should possess the following three skills: hand lettering, freehand sketching, and precision computer-aided drafting. Experience in producing field measurements and measured drawing is recommended, but not required. Proficiency with use of AutoCAD or other CAD software is strongly recommended. Work samples may be requested prior to placement (e.g. freehand pencil sketches, architectural lettering, field notes with annotations and measurements, traditional architectural drawings produced in AutoCAD 2016 or later version, etc.).
    Additional Qualifications:
    Must be currently enrolled or recent graduate of an accredited HBCU institution.
    Must be between 16 and 35 years of age.
    Must be U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident or U.S. national.
    Must be able to pass a federal background check.
    Compensation and Benefits:
    Compensation is at a rate of $400 per week.
    Housing stipend or offsite housing is provided for non-local students.
    Attend a "Leadership & Careers Workshop" in August.
    Applications Due: February 1, 2019
    More Information:
    For additional information on the HBCUI/HABS Summer 2019 Architect Position, please visit http://www.gyfoundation.org/architect-intern/
    Application Instructions:
    Interested students should apply directly to this position via the SERVE job portal at: http://www.serve.gyfoundation.org. Resume and cover letter are required to apply. Please combine as one PDF document and upload file to the SERVE portal.

    [Photo Caption: Taurean J. Merriweather, the 2018 HABS/HBCUI (Historically Black College and University Internship) Student Architect (University of Florida), creates a field note on the historic row house being recorded for the HABS Collection in The Library of Congress.]

    Robert Arzola
    HABS Architect and Holland Prize Coordinator Heritage Documentation Programs
    HABS, National Park Service
    Washington DC
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