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Posted: 02/01/2016

Thousand Island Park Corporation
Preservation and Architectural Review Board and the Landmark Society

Thousand Island Park (New York) began in 1875 as a Methodist Camp Meeting Association on Wellesley Island in the St. Lawrence River and later became the privately held corporation that exists today. The T I Park Landmark Society [a 501(c)(3) corporation] and the Preservation /Review Board (which is appointed by the T I Park Corporation) are both dedicated to the protection and preservation of this unique community's over 300 late 19th and early 20th century residences and public buildings. For more information visit the websites listed below and www.thousandislandslife.com(back issues, April 8, 2008 "Perfecting a Place, Thousand Island Park" by Paul Malo).

Historic Preservation Intern
Internship Opportunity
Thousand Island Park, NY
$1,500 - 6/20/16 to 8/12/16
Open Until
Until Filled

To work with both the Landmark Society, which provides education and outreach focused on preservation, and the Preservation/Architectural Review Board, which deals with the historic architectural integrity of the community.

- Attend Preservation/Architectural Review Board and Landmark Society meetings.

- Assist with interface between Board, contractors, cottage owners, and the community.

- Conduct research and engage in archival maintenance.

- Offer public education on preservation policy and related issues in the community.

- Assist Landmark and Preservation Board managers with preaservation duties.

- Serve as docent one day a week in the Landmark building.

- Assist with summer programs and exhibitions.

- Assist with grant writing (with supervision).

- Develop and pursue self initiated projects.

How to apply
The Thousand Island Park Landmark Society seeks a highly motivated person interested in Historic Preservation. Interested candidates, graduate and undergraduate (Historic Preservation and/or Architectural History majors preferred), must submit a resume and a recommendation from a current professor by February 28, 2016. Send electronically to Cathy DeGeorge, Assistant General Manager: tiparkcorp2@twcny.rr.com subject line:Intern Program. Applicants will be notified by March 31, 2016
Cathy DeGeorge

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