Heritage Documentation Programs seeks applications from qualified students for 2014 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 and written historical reports 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. The deadline for applications has been extended to 28 March 2014.
Positions are open to currently-enrolled students carrying at least a half-time course load at an accredited institution. Students must also be enrolled in courses for autumn 2014 in order to be eligible. (Graduating students who will not be attending college in autumn 2014 are not eligible.) IDP credit is available for qualified students who successfully complete the HDP
Note that the application procedure has changed from that of previous years. Applicants should take care to follow the new application instructions closely. Incomplete and/or improperly submitted applications will not receive consideration.
Positions are open only to United States citizens. Foreign citizens seeking summer employment may wish to contact the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).
Instructions for preparing a work sample for Architects and Landscape Architects
Instructions for preparing a work sample for Historians
Download the HDP Summer 2014 Recruitment Poster
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