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Posted: 03/02/2016

Employer
Preservation League of New York State
Technical Services

By leading a statewide preservation movement, sharing information and expertise, and raising a unified voice, the Preservation League of New York State promotes historic preservation as a tool to revitalize our neighborhoods and communities, honor our heritage, and enrich our lives.


Position
Historic Preservation Program Intern
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
Albany, NY
Details
$15/hour
 

The Preservation League of New York State is seeking a historic preservation program intern to assist with a range of preservation projects at the League's downtown Albany office. Successful candidates should have or be pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, Urban Planning, or a related field, and have: 

  • Strong writing skills; 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines; 
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Architectural photography skill;
  • Comfort with social media, especially Instagram and Facebook;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office application, including Access; and
  • Previous preservation or planning experience (volunteer or paid) desirable. 

As a historic preservation program intern, you will work primarily with the Director of Preservation and Preservation Associate, but could also work with staff from several different departments in the office on a variety of preservation projects. Projects may include:

  • Reviewing current and past active Seven to Save designations; working closely with Preservation Associate and Director of Preservation to assess Seven to Save work plans and provide technical services/outreach to our current and past active Seven to Save sites
  • Planning outreach events, researching case studies, writing newsletter copy and assisting with social media campaigns
  • Updating Seven to Save descriptions on the Preservation League's website

The internship will run for five weeks, flexible start date. 37.5 hours/week, $15/hour. Total stipend of $2,812.50 available. 

OPen until
04/01/2016

How to apply
To apply, send cover letter, resume and up to five sample building photographs. Email preferred; subject line MUST include the term "Historic Preservation Program Intern Application."
Frances Gubler
Phone: (518) 462-5658 x 10
ADDRESS
44 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

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