home news events jobs education resources  
Job Links
Faith and John Gaw Meen Preservation Trades Internship

AddThis Social Bookmark Button
AddThis Feed Button

Posted: 01/25/2016

Historic Santa Fe Foundation

The Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) owns, preserves and protects historic properties and resources of Santa Fe and environs and provides historic preservation education. The seven Foundation-owned properties are some of the most significant structures, both architecturally and historically, in Santa Fe.

Faith and John Gaw Meen Preservation Trades Internship
Internship Opportunity
Santa Fe, NM
$11 per hour/40 hours per week



The Historic Santa Fe Foundation currently is accepting applications for the 2016 Faith and John Gaw Meem Preservation Trades Internship. The 10-week program begins June 1, 2016 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It permits a qualified student working in architecture, planning, design, or a similar field to gain hands-on experience in the theory and practice of preservation by working with foundation board members and staff.




The program began in 2005. Past interns have been studying in, or are alumni of, institutions including the University of New Mexico, the University of Arizona, Columbia University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and USC.




Program Goals


The Preservation Trades Internship exists to provide:




  • Preservation trades training hands-on adobe work, carpentry, window restoration, etc.

  • Exposure to the daily workings of a local preservation organization

  • Opportunities to observe local, state and federal preservation agencies as well as other preservation organizations in action.




Participant Duties


  • Work under the direction of HSFF staff to perform maintenance, repairs and conservation of organization properties

  • Attend monthly meetings of the HSFF Board

  • Attend bi-weekly meetings of Santa Fes Historic Design Review Board

  • Observe activities of staff of City, State and Federal agencies involved in preservation efforts or other preservation organizations

  • Attend and assist with HSFF events during term of internship

  • Prepare and present an evaluation report on internship experience at the conclusion of the term






Internship Qualifications


Priority is given to applicants who are currently admitted to, enrolled in or recently graduated from a college-level preservation program; have prior experience in construction; wish to gain experience in preservation trades; and ideally have basic skills in carpentry, masonry and related trades; and own their own tools.






The program pays $11 per hour for a 40-hour work week and includes free housing. Intern is responsible for food, transportation to and from Santa Fe, and within Santa Fe while in the program.




OPen until

How to apply
For more information on the intern program, and to download an application form, visit: http://www.historicsantafe.org/Internship.html Complete and return the application by March 15, 2016 to: Historic Santa Fe Foundation 545 Canyon Road Suite 2 Santa Fe, NM 87501 or email to info@historicsantafe.org.
Pete Warzel
Phone: 505.983.2567
545 Canyon Rd.
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Other Recent Listings

Washington, DC
posted 11/18/18
Washington, DC
posted 11/16/18
Hingham, MA
posted 11/16/18
Portland, OR
posted 11/15/18
Newington, CT
posted 11/15/18
Crownsville, MD
posted 11/15/18
New York, NY
posted 11/15/18
Los Angeles, CA
posted 11/14/18



PreserveNet is maintained by Cornell University students with funding from the
National Council for Preservation Education.

home | news | events | jobs | education | resources | Site Map | Contact Us