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Posted: 04/14/2014

Lyndhurst, A Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Recognized as one of the most important intact 19th century Hudson River estates, Lyndhurst is considered Alexander Jackson Davisís masterwork. With fourteen buildings that range in age from 1839 to 1911, a spectacular landscape comprised of 67 acres of parkland, located on the banks of the Hudson River and only a thirty minute train ride from New York City, this amazing setting can serve as your summer home. While this is a large site the full-time staff is small. Interns who choose to spend their summer here will be folded

Preservation/Restoration Intern
Internship Opportunity
Tarrytown,, NY

Historic Preservation Bachelor and Masters Degree candidates as well as recent graduates are invited to apply for one of two positions.† This internship provides hands-on experience restoring and repairing historic buildings as well as working on the historic landscape. Interns will work under the supervision of the Restoration Project Manger.


The internship is a 35-hour per week position, Monday- Friday for a 12 week period starting June 2nd. Interns should be prepared for both outdoor and indoor work, with appropriate clothing.† Projects may include: preservation of the most significant Victorian mansion, repairs to an important steel frame greenhouse, restoration of the oldest two-lane regulation Bowling Alley, as well as other unique experiences. Join two international preservation students. Hand-on experience to a level not offered at other historic properties. The estate is so unique we have the ability to develop the internship to your talents.

For future job seekers, the combination of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the prestige of Lyndhurst and the practical experience you gain will be a resume builder.† All of this can happen in one of the most beautiful spots in the country.

Compensation & Amenities†††††††††††††

The internship position is unpaid however on-site housing is available that includes a private bedroom, shared bath and kitchen as well as free laundry facilities on-site.† High speed internet is also available

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please apply via email to Krystyn Hastings-Silver at ksilver@savingplaces.org making sure to include a resume, references, and a complete rundown on classes in Historic Preservation or related areas that will have been completed by May 15.
Krystyn Silver
635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

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