The Historic Santa Fe Foundation and the New Mexico State Historic Preservation Office announce an Oral History internship for the fall of 2015
The Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) and the New Mexico State Historic Preservation Office (NMSHPO) announce a jointly sponsored internship for the fall of 2015. The purpose of the internship will be to conduct oral histories of former HSFF board members and key participants in NMSHPO activities, such as the state and national register, tax credit, and archaeology programs.
The mission of the HSFF is to preserve, protect and promote the historic properties and diverse cultural heritage of the Santa Fe area, and to educate the public about Santa Fes history and the importance of preservation. The mission of NMSHPO is to protect, preserve and interpret the unique character of New Mexico by identifying, documenting, evaluating and registering prehistoric and historic properties throughout New Mexico.
The internship will run from September 8, 2015 to November 13, 2015. A stipend of $2500 will be paid and free housing will be provided at El Zaguan, an historic property owned and managed by HSFF and located in Santas Fe famed Canyon Road district.
Candidates should have extensive oral history experience. Strong writing and critical thinking skills are essential, as is the ability to work independently. Please submit a letter of interest, describing your oral history experience, and contact information for three references. Undergraduate and graduate students seeking credit must provide the paperwork before the internship begins. Submit a complete application to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1, 2015.
Additional information about the HSFF is available at www.historicsantafe.org
Additional information about NMSHPO is available at www.nmhistoricpreservation.org