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Posted: 01/22/2015

Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation was founded in 1980 to preserve the architectural heritage and cultural history of Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo. GVSHP is a leader in protecting the sense of place and human scale that define the Village’s unique community.

Building Research Intern
Internship Opportunity
New York, NY
Open Until
Until Filled

GVSHP seeks a student or recent graduate in historic preservation, architectural history, architecture, history or related field to intern with us for the spring semester. Interns generally work two days a week from 10-5 until early May. Hours are flexible in order to accommodate student's class schedules.

Potential Tasks for Interns:

    Research, document and photograph buildings in our neighborhoods not currently protected by landmark designation. Write occasional blog posts on our blog, Off the Grid.

    Conduct additional architectural, social, and cultural research at local archives, such as the New York Public Library and the Municipal Archives, and through online sources, such as ProQuest and Ancestry.com.

    Help staff respond to inquiries from the public regarding aspects of the Villages architectural and cultural history.

    Attend and document public meetings of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, local community boards, and various local community groups.

    Assist staff with various administrative tasks, such as document filing, data entry, and mailers.

How to apply
Please send cover letter and resume to Sarah Bean Apmann Director of Research and Preservation sapmann@gvshp.org or by mail to: GVSHP, 232 East 11th Street, New York, NY 10003.
Sarah Bean Apmann

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