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Posted: 04/12/2016

Chattel, Inc

For over 20 years, Chattel, Inc. has assisted a wide range of clients throughout California in developing innovative solutions for historic properties. Staffed by professionals meeting the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in architectural history and historic architecture, we offer a variety of historic preservation consulting services, including design collaboration, rehabilitation tax credit projects, historic resource surveys, evaluations, and context statement preparation, Secretary’s Standards and environmental compliance review, and project effects analyses. We offer clients the experience and time-tested approach for successful consultation on federal, state, and local historic preservation statutes and regulations. With an office in Los Angeles, we assist clients throughout the western United States. Our work requires professional expertise and the ability to work effectively toward consensus and compromise. Our diverse projects in the western United States have recently included design consultation for the Santa Monica Post Office; input and environmental review for rehabilitation of South Pasadena’s Rialto Theater; implementation of federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives for the Historic Westside School in Las Vegas; Section 106 consultation, master plan input, and preparation of a campus-wide preservation plan for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs West Los Angeles campus; and prioritization of multiple preservation projects at Santa Barbara Mission. Past projects include United States Post Office and Court House (now the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, Las Vegas), Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (Los Angeles), Mare Island Naval Shipyard (Vallejo), Far East Café Building (Los Angeles), Twohy Building (San José), Beverly Hills Women’s Club (Beverly Hills), Stuart Pharmaceutical Company (Pasadena), and Breed Street Shul (Los Angeles).

Intern - Historic Preservation
Internship Opportunity
Los Angeles, CA

We are seeking a talented and energetic part-time intern (at least 16 hours a week) who wishes to gain valuable work experience in historic preservation while providing research assistance and general administrative support.  Applicants should have relevant experience or strong interest in architecture, urban planning, history, and/or historic preservation.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office software is essential; familiarity with photo applications, such as Adobe Photoshop, and Esri ArcGIS is preferred; familiarity with FileMaker Pro or other database programs is preferred but not essential.  We offer flexible hours, a team-oriented, casual workplace, and competitive compensation.  

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How to apply
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and a writing sample of at least 5 pages in length.
Barbara Fish
13417 Ventura Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

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