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Posted: 04/25/2015

The National Trust for Historic Preservation - Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst is a cool place to spend your summer. One of the most important Hudson River estates, Lyndhurst is A. J. Davis's masterwork. With structures dating from 1838 to 1911 and a spectacular 67 acre landscape on the Hudson River, this amazing setting can be your summer home. Interns work under the NTHP Restoration Project Manager and assist in the physical preservation of this incredible National Historic Landmark site.

Historic Preservation Intern
Internship Opportunity
Tarrytown, NY
Housing included

Historic preservation BS/BA, MA/MS candidates and recent graduates may apply for an additional summer intern position at the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Lyndhurst property. This internship position provides hands-on experience restoring and repairing significant historic structuresr, and will also have the opportunity to work with international MA/MS students from the École du Louvre Paris. The internship is 35-hours per week, Monday-Thursday for a 10 week period starting June 1st (slightly flexible on start and finish dates). Interns in 2015 will primarily focus on the restoration of the oldest two lane, regulation bowling alley in the United States (c.1894), with additional work on other structures on-site.

Through fieldwork and field trips, students will experience the challenges and opportunities facing staff who steward these amazing historic structures for the public benefit. Previous interns have come from Historic Preservation programs around the nation (Cornell, SCAD, RWU, etc), and we have a high success rate for interns who have gone on to other professional and internship positions.

One internship position this summer MAY be extended into the Fall and Winter months for the right candidate.

Although the internship is unpaid, comfortable housing is provided on site free of charge. You can see NYC from here, and it is easily accessible by train.


OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Apply by email ONLY to trichmond@savingplaces.org. Include a resume, references, and listing of HP classes. Include a letter of interest detailing how you believe this internship will benefit you and what skills you bring to the position. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we also encourage students on OPT to apply.
Thomas Richmond
Phone: 607 229 3959
635 S. Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

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