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Posted: 06/27/2016

Town of Wake Forest, North Carolina
Planning - Historic Preservation

The Town of Wake Forest is a municipal government agency serving the citizen's of Wake Forest, North Carolina. Wake Forest is located north of Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina. Wake Forest is home to one locally designated historic district, three National Register historic districts, seven locally-designated historic landmarks and ten buildings individually listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Historic Preservation Intern
Internship Opportunity
Wake Forest, NC
$12 per hour


The Senior Planner for Historic Preservation is seeking an intern to assist with multiple projects including assessment of the 2008 historic survey map, identification and documentation of potential local historic landmark properties, finalizing the historic district design guidelines update, assisting with regular Historic Preservation Commission business, and assisting with planning activities associated with the biennial tour of historic homes.  These projects will provide an opportunity for independent and team oriented work in an office staffed by seasoned professionals.  For more information about historic preservation in Wake Forest visit the website at http://www.wakeforestnc.gov/historic-preservation.aspx


In addition to a project focus, the intern can expect to:


  1. Become familiar with the goals, duties, and responsibilities of the Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission and the daily duties of the Historic Preservation Planner and Planning Office.

  2. Attend public and committee meetings of the Historic Preservation Commission during the internship period.

  3. Prepare a staff report with recommendations, for a proposed project requiring Historic Preservation Commission review.

  4. Prepare for and attend all other public meetings related to in-house projects during the internship period.

  5. Perform administrative office duties. 



The internship pays $12 per hour for 40 hours per week (preferred) for a minimum of three weeks beginning as early as July 15th.  The hours per week and number of weeks is negotiable.  The period can be tailored to meet the college or universitys internship requirements. Please note that this position is not eligible for Town of Wake Forest employee benefits.


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How to apply
Please send a letter of introduction and CV via email. No phone calls please. Include your contact information, educational level, degree program and institution, coursework completed, enrollment status, availability, internship degree requirements if known, and specific project interests. Also include an example of your work which can be a research paper, class project or draft national register nomination from your program of study. Send all information via email to: Virginia H. Jones, Human Resources Director Town of Wake Forest vjones@wakeforestnc.gov

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