Keeping Central Parks monuments and historic features in pristine condition requires a significant commitment of dedicated resources. Support from The Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation, Inc. and the Felicia Fund helps the Conservancy provide this important seasonal employment opportunity and makes a real difference in our ability to preserve the worlds most beloved Park.
This years seasonal monuments conservation program will run for ten weeks, from Monday, June 1st to Friday, August 7th, 2015. Work hours are from 7 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Monuments conservation technicians will be chosen from a competitive pool of applicants to perform a wide variety of preservation and conservation activities including the regular maintenance of the Parks sculpture and select special projects. CPC Conservation staff will train, instruct and supervise the technicians.
Applicants must be active graduate students or recent masters-level graduates in historic preservation, objects conservation or equivalent.
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the US for the duration of this placement.
Applicants must possess a current United States issued drivers license or equivalent. They must be physically able to lift 50 lbs and to wear a respirator for up to 3 hours per day.