Historic Resources Survey Intern

Internship Title:  Historic Resources Survey Intern

Supervising Division/Department/Site: History Programs Division

Semester Internship is Available:  Fall/Spring/Summer

Work Location Address: 105 W. 16th Street Austin, TX 78701

Duration: To be determined (Can be semester based or as needed for project)

Application Closing Date: Until Filled

Hours/Week:  To be Determined

Travel Required:  No   

 

INTERNSHIP JOB DESCRIPTION:

Project would include organizing, cataloging, and digitizing the Historic Resources Survey files. Additional work may involve working with THC Atlas staff on how to best catalog these files so they can be uploaded into the Atlas database.

Complies with all agency Internship Program Policies and Procedures.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Interest in history and/or architecture
  • Strong organizational, multitasking skills
  • Knowledge of standard office computer skills, including database software, word processing, and scanning
  • Ability to work independently and on detailed tasks

 

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Expected degree in history, museum studies, library/archival science, humanities, architecture, or a related field.

 

REMARKS (Application procedure, Special requirements): Applications must be submitted on the Texas Historical Commission’s Internship Application available on the web at www.thc.texas.gov.  Please mail applications to P.O. Box 12276, Austin, Texas 78711 or deliver them in person at 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite B-65, Austin, Texas.  A resume and current transcript must be submitted with your application.  Resumes cannot be submitted in lieu of applications.  Applications will be reviewed, and top applicants will be contacted for interviews.  After a qualified person has been chosen for the specified internship, letters will be mailed to all interviewed applicants letting them know that the position has been filled. Disability access for application submission, testing and interview accommodations can be provided upon reasonable notice.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY                                                                                           

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