Michael Webster (Aspen Historical Society, 2021)

In the summer of 2021, I had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work as an interpretive intern with the Aspen Historical Society. Working with AHS over the summer enabled me to serve within several public-facing outlets including, guiding tours, working within the museum, and providing information to visitors of the multiple silver-mining ghost towns surrounding Aspen. […]

Margaret Gentry (Public Lands History Center Internship, 2021)

Quitobaquito Springs in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument has been a place of significance for many communities over the centuries, especially the Hia C’ed O’odham, a tribe without federal recognition who share a reservation with the Tohono O’odham. There are three groups that comprise the O’odham people, the Tohono O’odham, the Akimel O’odham (also known […]

Shaun Rose (Public Lands History Center Internship, 2021)

My name is Shaun Rose, and my graduate internship was completed with CSU’s Public Lands History Center (PLHC) under on a contract with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) to deliver a cultural resource stewardship chapter for land managers at Fishers Peak State Park near Trinidad, Colorado. My role was graduate research assistant, my faculty advisor […]

Colin Fogerty (Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum, 2019)

During the summer of 2019, I worked in an internship at the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum in Berthoud Colorado. My work for the museum included a range of activities, such as cataloging early twentieth-century kitchenware by inputting information about them into the program PastPerfect and taking photographs of them. In addition, I assisted in […]

Eric Newcombe (Oregon State Historic Preservation Office, 2019)

This summer I was a summer staff intern with the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office in Salem, OR. Through this incredible opportunity I was able to gain experience with multiple different aspects of historic preservation including the preserving the built environment, archaeology, technical preservation, community outreach, grant programs and the Main Street program. I traveled […]

Yani Jones (City of Fort Collins Historic Preservation Division, 2018)

Kylee Cole, Dillon Maxwell, and I all interned for the City of Fort Collins Historic Preservation Division this summer, and, like all city employees, went through an orientation program.  We met people from a range of departments, from utilities specialists to administrative personnel.  Kylee and I even sat with the new police chief, Jeffrey Swoboda, […]

Amy Hootman (Greeley Historic Preservation Office, 2018)

My name is Amy Hootman, and I interned with the Greeley Historic Preservation Office in the summer of 2018. After meeting with my faculty advisor, Dr. Payne, about potential internship ideas, I decided to contact the city’s Historic Preservation Specialist to apply. During my time as an intern, I assisted the Historic Preservation Specialist by […]