The Future Park Leaders (FPL) of Emerging Change program is now accepting student applications for paid internships for summer 2020. Join the next generation of national park stewards! FPL interns gain valuable work experience, develop leadership skills, and explore future career options under the mentorship and guidance of the National Park Service (NPS).

Upon successful completion, interns are eligible to be hired without competition into the National Park Service and other bureaus under the Department of the Interior’s Direct Hire Authority
Students summer internships offer:
  • Full-time work for 12 weeks
  • Pay $16/hour
  • An all expense-paid student symposium in Washington DC
  • Be mentored by a NPS supervisor
  • Network with federal employees
  • Eligible for Direct Hire Authority upon program completion
Deadline for application is January 24, 2020. For more information or to apply, visit the official program website.

Historian- National Park Service

Open & closing dates:  12/04/2019 to 12/11/2019
This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
Service: Competitive
Pay scale & grade: GS 11
Salary: $65,448 to $85,088 per year
Appointment type: Temporary Promotion – 1 year
Work schedule: Full-Time
Location: 1 vacancy in Atlanta, GA
Relocation expenses reimbursed: No
Telework eligible: No
This position is located in Interior Regions 1, 2, and 4, in the Research and Science Division.
This is a temporary promotion not to exceed 1 year, and can be extended up to 5 years. This temporary promotion may be made permanent without further competition.
Open to the first 100 applicants or until 12/11/2019 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
Serve as a historian and cultural resource specialist in the Cultural Resources Division, Southeast Regional Office and supports parks and programs in the Southeast Region, where historic resources are predominant and where significant historical themes and resources are present.
Provide functional leadership and direct professional and programmatic advice, guidance, and support to historians in work group, with a focus on the National Historic Landmarks and the National Register of Historic Places programs. The incumbent represents the regional office and maintains liaisons and effective working relations with related groups and individuals, agencies, and the public.
Coordinates historical and other cultural resources programs for the purposes of achieving broad protection strategies. The incumbent develops long-range plans for the inventory, evaluation, documentation, preservation, research, and interpretation of cultural resources within the appropriate mission, objectives, and resources contexts. The incumbent develops work plans and schedules, scopes of work, cost estimates, and proposals to justify funding requests and accomplish goals.
Conducts historical research and provides peer review for National Historic Landmark theme studies and nominations, National Register of Historic Places documentation and nominations, special history studies, planning documents, and historic resource studies as required to meet the needs of the programs and parks. The incumbent evaluates within a national context the significance and integrity of historic resources and recommends needs for further research and evaluation.
Negotiates cooperative and interagency agreements and other cooperative instruments and serves as the Agreements Technical Representative and/or Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative. The incumbent reviews project proposals, scopes of work, and task directives prepared for documentation, interpretation, planning, and management of cultural resources.
For more information or to apply, visit the official USAJOBS posting.