Prospective Students

What is offered in Historic Preservation?


Academic Programs

Find programs in historic preservation that are located all over the United States. This table includes Bachelor, Certificate, Master, and PhD programs!




Different Program Types


Different States


Study Abroad Options

Hear from former students

Imani Mitchell-Wyatt shares her journey from being an art major to eventually switching to preservation planning

Job Opportunities

NCPE offers job and internship options to historic preservation students.

Preservation Job Sites

PreserveNet is a free resource that is dedicated to sharing information about historic preservation, including internet resources, news, degree programs, and a frequently updated job board. These job listings include work all across the United States.

PreserveNet Site

The HistPres Twitter account is solely dedicated to posting job and internship opportunities for preservations.

HistPres Twitter Account

The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) has several career positions open. These include both full and part-time positions, as well as internship opportunities. These typically take place at the National Trust headquarters in Washington DC, in their various field offices, or at one of their 27 historic sites that they maintain.

NTHP Career Center Site

The Preservation Directory is a blog that posts articles, notices, releases, and job listings. Their topics of interest are diverse, and include information on cultural resource job listings, museum exhibitions and news, historic sites, and more. You can find job postings under "Employment Opportunities, Jobs & Internships in Preservation & Cultural Resources"

Preservation Directory Site

The University of Mary Washington's website has a historic preservation job bank page that shows job listings and their location, organization name, posting/closing dates, and links to apply. It is updated pretty frequently.

UMW HISP Job Bank Page

USAJobs is website that regularly posts job listings all across the United States. Their collection is diverse and includes historic preservation jobs, as well as jobs that are related to the field.

USAJobs Site

NCPE Intership Opportunites

NCPE offers internship opportunities to students! Interested in the process? This video covers the application process and the benefits of working with NCPE.

Hear from a former intern of NCPE, Porsha Dossie, and their experiences as a Staff Historian intern that worked with the National Park Service and NCPE in 2018.

Interested in interning? Apply here!

Preservation Journal

Preservation Education & Research (PER) Journal is published annually by the University of Minnesota Press. PER encourages scholars and educators engaged in all aspects of historic preservation education and historic preservation research to submit original scholarship in emerging issues in pedagogy and research. PER editions after 2018 are available on JStor. PER editions before 2018 are available Here.

Also check the front page for announcements on when there is a call for submissions! Submission can be received before February 28 of each year.

Interested in submitting? First read the guidelines and then submit.

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