The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) is the state unit responsible for preserving and interpreting the
legacy of Maryland’s past. Through research, conservation and education, MHT assists the
people of Maryland in understanding their historical and cultural heritage.
As a division of the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP), MHT serves as Maryland’s State
Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.
Programs include financial incentives for preservation, such as tax credits, grants and
loans; state and federal regulatory review and compliance; statewide preservation planning; terrestrial
and underwater archaeology; research, field survey and designation of properties; heritage
tourism; and museum and local government assistance. In addition to its administrative offices in
Crownsville, MHT includes the Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum in St. Leonard, which houses
the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory.
--No current openings--
MHT takes pride in partnering with local colleges and universities
to provide year-round intern opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students. If you are
interested in learning more about these opportunities,
your resume and transcript.
MHT Staff Contact
For information about MHT openings and details about the positions, please contact Katrina Leavitt,
MHT Fiscal and Personnel Officer, at katrina.leavitt1.@maryland.gov
Learn more about the benefits of working for the state of Maryland.