NPS is one of the most visible and most beloved of all Federal agencies. We care for and conserve special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. From the Statue of Liberty to the geysers of Yellowstone, to the vistas of the Grand Canyon and the volcanoes of Hawaii, the National Park Service is part of the fabric of American life. You can be part of this exciting and important mission.
The Heritage Documentation Programs seeks applications from qualified undergraduate and graduate students 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 for the HABS/HAER/HALS Collections at the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. Projects last 12 weeks beginning in late May or early June and end no later than September 30th. Salary ranges from approximately $6,307.00 to approximately $10,106.00 for the summer, depending on job responsibility, locality of the project and level education/experience.
Hourly rates for the different grade levels during the summer are:
GS-5 $13.14 - $17.09 GS-7 $16.28 - $21.17
Positions may be filled through out the United States but the majority are typically located in the Washington, DC area.
For additional information on the 2011 Summer Program, please click HERE.