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Posted: 09/18/2013

Employer
Historic House Trust of New York City

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Historic House Trust of New York City (HHT) is a nonprofit organization that operates in tandem with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation to aid in and insure the preservation of 23 city-owned historic properties located in parks in all five boroughs. We believe historic sites are not static antiquities – they are living institutions uniquely poised to address current issues while retaining their connections to the past. HHT is therefore dedicated to preserving our sites, protecting their collections, engaging diverse audiences, educating visitors and sustaining the nonprofit organizations that operate our houses. Research, Spanish Language, History, Museum Studies This internship is to begin in September/October 2013. Weekly schedule can be flexible. The duration of this internship is a minimum of two months and can be for credit. The internship is unpaid. Please send a letter of interest and resume. CONTACT PERSON: Matthew T. Rizzo Matthew.Rizzo@parks.nyc.gov


Position
Community Research Intern
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
New York, NY
Details
$0
 

The Community Research Intern creates an in-depth profile of the neighborhood surrounding the Dyckman Farmhouse.  Demographic, employment, social services, and school information must be compiled, organized and analyzed in a way that will define community needs that Dyckman staff can address through interpretation and educational programming. 

    Organize and present community data through tables, graphs, and description
    Research community trends and opinions through media, scholarly publications, and interviews with community members
    Analyze trends and important issues based on statistical and research findings
    Represent the Dyckman house when gathering information, communicating effectively with the intent of beginning future organizational partnerships
    Become familiar with internet research through governmental databases such as the U.S. Census Bureaus American Factfinder, the American Community Surveys, and the New York City Department of City Planning 
    Interpret and use statistical maps to understand community trends
    Candidates fluent in Spanish are preferred. 
LOCATION:
The intern will work in the HHT office in the Arsenal and at the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum.

QUALIFICATIONS/SPECIAL SKILLS/AREAS OF INTEREST:
Marketing, Community Outreach, Nonprofits,

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
This internship is to begin in September/October 2013. Weekly schedule can be flexible. The duration of this internship is a minimum of two months and can be for credit. The internship is unpaid. Please send a letter of interest and resume.
Matthew Rizzo
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