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Posted: 03/16/2016

The National Trust for Historic Preservation

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
$100/Week, Housing is included

Historic Preservation BS/BA, MA/MS candidates and recent graduates of those programs may apply for a 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 2016 will complete the restoration of the oldest two lane, regulation bowling alley in the United States (c.1894), work on the National Landmark Gothic Revival mansion, and in 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 programs around the nation and the world (Cornell, SCAD, RWU, Penn, Austin), and we have a high success rate for interns who have gone on to other professional, colleigiate and internship positions.

One of the four available summer internship positions MAY be extended into the Fall and Winter months for the right candidate.

The internship pays a stipend of $100 per week, and comfortable housing is provided on site free of charge. You can see NYC from here, and it is easily accessible by train.

We have grown this program into one of the most exciting hands-on HP internships out there- do not miss this opportunity.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Apply by email ONLY to trichmond@savingplaces.org. NO PHONE CALLS!!! 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 encourage students on OPT to apply.
Thomas Richmond
Phone: 914-631-4481
635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

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