Resources Diversity Internship Program
and Supervisor Comments
Williams, an American Studies major from the College of
William and Mary, interned with the National Trust for Historic
Preservation in Charleston, SC: "I worked on writing an
article [about a Rosenwald school], planning a conference, compiling
and maintaining a contact database, and attended staff meetings
I have visited and worked with various preservation and museum
Independence National Historical Park, NPS.
Terrell, from Wright State University's business administration
program, conducted research on the Underground Railroad for the
Independence National Historical Park, National Park Service, Philadelphia,
PA: "I enjoyed meeting other students who share my interest
and passion in history and cultural preservation. I also felt a
sense of pride and motivation from meeting the presenters from the
Smithsonian [at the Career Workshop]."
Candace Haworth, an anthropology student at Kansas State
University, worked on the archives and digitalization project at
the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit,
MI: "My internship in Detroit offered an insider's view
of how a museum operates while allowing me to be hands-on with valued
David Field, National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Patrick Bruna, a student of Social-Cultural Anthoplogy at the
University of Chicago, interned with the National Trust for Historic
Preservation in Washington, DC: "The Career Workshop was
the first time I had the opportunity to hear professional presentations
from other diverse students-presentations and perspectives that
need to be heard in years to come."
Aurora Rainey, a student of history and architecture from the
University of Maryland, assisted with the management of the archival
collections of Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American
Engineering Record, National Park Service, Washington, DC: "I
learned about the role of historic preservationists and how they
store, collect, and manage archival collections."
Ogasawara organized, catalogued, and cared for atifacts in
the museum collection. Courtesy Lassen Volcanic National Park.
Kreshak, Cultural Resources Program Manager, Lassen Volcanic
National Park, National Park Service: "The park staff thoroughly
enjoyed having Caroline [Ogasawara] at the park-she has a great
attitude and is very personable. The work that Caroline did for
the park is invaluable
. Caroline was instrumental in helping
[provide] a better preservation environment for irreplaceable objects
Richmond, Heritage Education Program Manager, National Center
for Preservation Technology and Training: "Shine [Hyun Hee
Park] proved to be an enthusiastic learner, a hard worker, and a
.Shine studied material, spoke with experts,
and developed ideas for transferring the lessons for use in her
home in Korea. Her PowerPoint presentation delivered to the Natchitoches
community about her summer work, was very well received
interacted well with everyone at the office and will be missed."
Lefevre, Chief of Preservation Planning and Education Outreach,
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission: "Although
Sarah Rettger had little or no background in Historic preservation,
she has quickly assimilated the principles of historic preservation
Sarah takes on all tasks enthusiastically
. I believe Sarah
understands that working in government presents great opportunities
for creativity and the ability to have a statewide impact."