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Summer Job Announcement for Latino Architecture Students!

  • 1.  Summer Job Announcement for Latino Architecture Students!

    Posted 01-28-2019 15:55
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    The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), in coordination with the Hispanic Access Foundation and the National Park Service Youth Programs, is advertising for a Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) Summer 2019 Architect Intern.

    The HABS/LHIP Architect will conduct fieldwork and produce measured drawings in CAD of historic buildings, sites and/or landscapes for the HABS/HAER/HALS Collection in The Library of Congress. The position is an 11-week PAID, summer experience, starting in late-May 2019, and will be based in the Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS (HABS/HAER/HALS) office in downtown Washington, District of Columbia.


    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:

    Age 18 to 35.
    Possess US citizenship or permanent residence.
    Must be able to pass a Federal background check.
    Be enrolled in a post-secondary educational program or have graduated from college within the past year.
    Upload work samples (portfolio) through application website. 

    Compensation and Benefits:
    Compensation is at a rate of $400 per week based on a 40-hour workweek, PLUS a commuting stipend. Housing stipend or offsite housing PROVIDED for non-local students. Applicant attends a "Leadership & Careers Workshop" in August.

    Applications Due: February 10, 2019

    For additional information and to apply online for the HABS/LHIP Summer 2019 Architect Position, visit: https://www.latinoheritageintern.com/index.php/available-internships/175-historic-american-buildings-survey 

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