AUSTIN, Texas —
March 22 marks the end of the application period for college students wishing to pursue an eight-week historic preservation internship with the Texas Historical Commission (THC). In seeking to increase the diversity of professionals working in historic preservation, the internship is offered to students of African, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, or Native American/Hawaiian/Alaskan heritage who are Texas residents attending an accredited four-year college or university as graduate or undergraduate students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. A $5,000 stipend is provided by the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission.
Strong consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in history, preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, archeology, downtown revitalization, or heritage tourism. Applications are available at www.thcfriends.org/thc-diversity-internship-program. Deadline for submission is Feb. 22. Contact the Friends of the THC for more information at 512.936.2189.