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December 11, 2019
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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Summer Plans? Be a Keystone Intern!

One of the most important parts of a student’s education is an internship.  It is an opportunity to gain real-life work experience, explore the many different types of things people in the real world do in your field of interest, … Continue reading

June 28, 2017
by Pamela Reilly
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The Future of Preservation is …..Summer Interns at the PA SHPO

As the summer of 2017 begins a new group of students and perhaps future preservationists have arrived at the PA State Historic Preservation Office (PA SHPO) to participate in the PHMC Keystone Summer Internship Program or the collaborative PennDOT/PA SHPO … Continue reading

July 8, 2015
by Guest Contributor
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Hands On: The PHMC Preservation Trades Apprenticeship Program

by Joe Lauver (Above:  Apprentices learning the basics of mortar removal and pointing from James Houston, the Preservation Field Services Supervisor at the apprentice training workshop at Daniel Boone Homestead (PHMC staff) Just as rust (and rot) never sleeps, historic … Continue reading