Job Description: The intern will conduct a much needed mapping project linked to historic sites and conducting local trail and public sites assessments for accessibility and viability. The results of the project will support and inform linking the expedition campsites and historic corridor with potential proposals for public use and enjoyment. The primary tasks of the internship will include:
1) Research and inventorying of historic maps and primary source documents.
The intern will review and create a bibliography of historic maps and primary source documents. This includes confirming the location of archived historic documents. The intern will confirm if the NPS has a copy of historic documents, and if appropriate and funding is available acquire copies from archives.
2) Contact and interview academics and citizen historians, public land managers, and agency representatives.
3) Update the current inventory of historic and interpretive sites.
The intern will contact academics and citizen historians, public land managers, agency representatives, and partners and collect information about the status of sites along the Anza Trail. This should include collecting information from Instituto Nacional de Anthropoligia e Historia(INAH), who administers the trail in Mexico).
Start/End Date: This internship is an 11 week program starting Mid-May and ending Mid-August.
Housing: Housing or housing stipend will be provided
Living conditions: Will work outside visiting sites. Will be near the city of San Francisco which will have anything that is needed.
Vehicle: Licence and vehicle required
Stipend: $400/perweek with travel and housing costs included.