Apply by March 31, 2021

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Are you a great writer? Do you enjoying telling a good story? Do you love history? Come spend the summer remotely or in person, (preferred) with the National Park Service ‘s Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation in Boston. Help improve the way we share stories of our cultural heritage, as revealed in the landscapes of our national parks.

The ACE member will explore communication formats to improve how the Olmsted Center shares cultural landscape stories with the public. As a member of the Olmsted Center team, the Digital Media Specialist will create ArcGIS StoryMaps that convey a strong sense of place by linking engaging narratives and graphics to maps that reveal the spatial relationships within nationally significant cultural landscapes. The Digital Media Assistant will also contribute to the production of Landscape Profiles, a National Park Service web series capturing the history and significance of our park landscapes. Both digital media projects will improve the visitor experience and foster community engagement within the National Parks.

For more information about Olmsted Center’s internship program, please visit:



  • Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary degree program
  • Excellent research and narrative writing skills
  • Willing and able to represent ACE and the partner organization in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner
  • Ability to be both self-directed/work alone, and be a positive, contributing member of a group
  • This position is funded through the Public Land Corps Act which has specific program requirements
    • Must be 18-30 years of age to apply
    • Military Veterans up to 35 are encouraged to apply
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Willing to undergo and must pass required criminal history checks
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with resource professionals within NPS
  • Must have effective communication skills with diverse audiences


  • GIS experience
  • Interest in historic preservation and public land management

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