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Posted: 08/24/2015

FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts

FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts is seeking an intern to assist in the daily operation of an independent non-profit membership organization dedicated to preserving the architectural legacy, livability, and sense of place of the Upper East Side -- including its 128 individual landmarks and seven historic districts.

Internship Opportunity
New York, NY

The intern will assist the Preservation Associate with advocacy issues and special projects, such as researching and writing Requests for Evaluation for possible new individual landmarks. In addition, the candidate will work with community groups and government agencies, appearing before the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission and the local Community Board. When needed, the intern will help with general office administration, membership coordination, newsletter production and special events.


This position requires an enthusiastic, motivated person who is extremely knowledgeable about historic preservation policy and the built environment of New York City. The candidate must have strong communication skills and be comfortable speaking publicly. A student pursuing an advanced degree in historic preservation or related field is preferred.



The paid intern will work 10-15 hours per week. Schedule is flexible, though availability on Tuesday is a plus. 

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How to apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to: Rachel Levy Preservation Associate FRIENDS of the Upper East Side Historic Districts 966 Lexington Avenue, 3E New York, NY 10021 rlevy@friends-ues.org
Rachel Levy
966 Lexington Avenue, 3E
New York, NY 10021

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