2019-20 SCA-AmeriCorps Historic Preservation Candidates

Expected Dates
August 19, 2019 to June 28, 2020
Site
Student Conservation Association
Position ID
PO-00727119
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) partnering with AmeriCorps to administer the 2019-20 Historic Preservation Corps. This internship provides training and hands-on learning experiences in historic preservation and natural resource stewardship. The internship will begin with a 2-3 week training in late August followed by a 42 week internship at a federal or state partner site (still to be determined) somewhere in the U.S.  

Eligibility:
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Interested in working outside
  • Positive attitude

Program Details:

  • 2-3 week Training at SCA NH campus beginning August 19th.  
  • 42-43 week placement at a federal or state site in the U.S.
  • Interns will be placed in pairs
  • Interns will assist partners in completing a variety of historic preservation projects on structures, facilities, and/or trails of historical significance.

Benefits

  • Housing (or monthly housing allowance) 
  • Travel allowance to training and to site
  • $200/week Living Allowance
  • AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,920
  • Optional Health Insurance enrollment
  • Training and professional development
  • SCA/AmeriCorps clothing and gear

Tag: SCA1957

  • Specific sites are yet to be determined.
Main Area of Focus
Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
History
some coursework or experience
Construction
some experience
Hand Tools
some experience
Leadership Experience
some experience
Trail Maintenance
some experience