HPTC Build Up Technical Internship- Junior Project Specialist
|Term of position is 6-12 months; full-time 40 hrs./wk
|Number of Positions
|May 22nd, 2023
|Application Due Date:
|Preference given to applicants that submit application 03/20/2023
|Title of Position
|HPTC Build Up Junior Project Specialist
Stewards Individual Placements (SIP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health.
SIP in partnership with the National Park Service and Historic Preservation Training Center are seeking individuals for an exciting new opportunity as a HPTC Build Up Junior Project Specialist. The goal of this position is to provide a technical internship that facilitates the opportunity to learn the full scope of HPTC project management.
HPTC utilizes historic preservation projects as the main vehicle for teaching preservation philosophy and building crafts, technology, and project management skills. Our experiential learning approach emphasizes flexibility in addressing the unknown conditions encountered during the project and ensures that the goals of preservation are met.
Interns in this position will be exposed to both design and construction management projects. Additionally, they will receive safety training for construction and learn how to use software programs related to project management and cost estimating. Interns will be rotated through the permanent Project Management (PM) staff to gain different perspectives of project management methodologies.
Identified Projects for 2023 include:
Carter G . Woodson Home Interior Rehabilitation – Washington, D.C.
National Mall Survey Lodge – Design Management – Washington D.C.
Eisenhower Home Roof Replacement – Gettysburg, PA
Gettysburg Observation Towers – Design Management – Gettysburg, PA
Ford Theater Door Hardware Replacement – West Virginia
Old North Church Crypt Restoration – Boston, MA
Old State House HVAC Replacement/Upgrade – Boston, MA
Roeder House Plaster Stabilization – Harpers Ferry, WV
Position Responsibilities will include:
Orientation and Training
Intern will receive the following training over the course of their internship:
Construction and Contract Management
Interns will work with project management staff to gain skills and/or exposure in the following areas while on project sites:
Intern will work alongside Project Management staff to learn and assist with the following activities related to contract procurement:
Intern will work with Project Management staff to learn and assist with the following activities related to project administration:
*Indicates most desirable degree majors
How to Apply:
Please be prepared to submit a resume and cover letter as part of this application.
Stewards Program Coordinator