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Community Planner
Ref No.: 21-00186
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Internship
Start Date: 05/16/2022
Pay Rate : $ 15.00 /Hour
HBCUI (Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship) Greening Youth Foundation U.S. National Park Service HBCUI 2022

Position Title Community Planner
NPS Unit Name Fort Monroe National Monument
Position Dates May 16,2021
Position Description The community planner will identify stakeholders and support the park in the development and implementation of engagement strategies. The incumbent will conduct research and develop supporting materials that aid in engagement activities. Global Shared Heritage and Keep Fort Monroe Beautiful are two community engagement initiatives at Fort Monroe focused on research, engagement, and preservation. The intern will conduct research, prepare and update bibliographies, prepare and update contact lists,participate in formal and informal interpretation, and help with the development of best practices and standard operating procedures. This could mean contributing a section to documents, helping with layout and design, or editing materials. Development of related website updates and social media posts are also part of this assignment. The intern will also have the opportunity to suggest and design a new interpretive product.
Learning Goal This work is focused in the FOMR Cultural Resources program with emphasis on descendant community engagement. The intern will be introduced to guiding principles in history,archeology, and ethnography. Special projects can focus on Global Shared Heritage and/orKeep Fort Monroe Beautiful.
Qualifications Self starter with excellent communication and research skills. Ability to write effectively and speak in front of large and small audiences. Ideally experienced layout and design software such as Adobe Creative Suite. BA or MA in history, anthropology, public policy, or related field.

Participants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent legal resident ( "green-card-holder) and currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. degree program at an accredited institution of higher education during the summer internship.
Additional qualifications:
  • Must be currently enrolled or recent graduate of an accredited HBCU institution
  • Must be between 16 and 30years of age
  • Must be U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident or U.S. national
  • Must be able to pass a federal background check
  • Must be fully vaccinated
Work Environment Desk and administrative work, researching using state and local repositories and libraries online and in person, occasional special events in an outdoor environment on beach front property.
Vehicle/License Requirement A personal vehicle is needed.
Compensation and Benefits
  • Compensation is at a rate of $15.00 per hour, 40 hours per week.
  • Mandatory attendance in the all-expense-paid Leadership & Careers Workshop
  • Make a difference in your local community and beyond
Application Instructions Interested students should apply directly to this position via the SERVE job portal at . Resumes and cover letters are required to apply. Please combine as one PDF document and upload file to the SERVE portal.
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