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Posted: 12/08/2016

Environmental Science Associates

Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is an environmental science, planning, and design consulting firm committed to the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and the promotion of outstanding decision making and sustainability. As a 100-percent employee-owned company with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida, continuing to meet the needs of our clients as well as the strategic aspirations of our employee-owners requires that we look to add the very best professional talent throughout our practices and offices. Specializing in project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural and cultural resources management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance, ESA’s scientists, historians, planners, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking and in-depth analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and the creation of enduring multi-objective solutions. Joining ESA means becoming part of a family of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction knowing that you’ve contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and a more sustainable future for our communities and wild places.

Architectural Historian - Intern
Internship Opportunity
Los Angeles, CA


ESA is currently seeking a part time, entry-level Architectural Historian to join a growing group of architectural historians within ESAs Cultural Resources Group in ESAs Santa Monica, Los Angeles, or Irvine office. The candidate selected for this position will have the opportunity to work on projects with local, state, and/or federal compliance requirements. The successful candidate will conduct archival research using primary and secondary sources; assist with historic resources surveys; assist in the documentation of resources on California Department of Parks and Recreation 523 Series Forms; and will support in the preparation of portions of historic resources assessments and evaluation reports.








As an intern, selected candidates are expected to demonstrate academic and professional research, organization and writing skills commensurate with their educational background as an advanced graduate student.  As an intern, candidates are expected to work collaboratively with our professional historic resources team.  Work may include but not be limited to data entry, research, and supervised survey work and report preparation.  Other responsibilities may include supporting projects involving the survey, identification, evaluation and documentation of historic resources.  Generally, work will be conducted for compliance with various federal, state and local environmental, cultural and historic preservation regulations.  Under supervision, candidates will be responsible for summarizing survey and research results in written form for incorporation into reports, supporting proposal and marketing efforts, and providing support for presentations, meetings and public hearings.  Work products may include historic resources assessments, Section 106 and CEQA analyses, survey forms, character-defining features analyses, HABS recordation, and a variety of other report products. On specific assignments, candidates may work under the direction of other team members within the Group, with project managers outside the Group, or on their own.  Depending upon their background and expertise, candidates may also be called upon to assist with plan reviews, preservation/conservation projects, monitoring, or the development of interpretive programs or exhibits.


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How to apply
How to Apply: If you are interested in applying to become an employee-owner at ESA, please visit the ESA Careers page at www.esassoc.com or follow the link below: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ESA&cws=1&rid=294 ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. (EOE M/V/F/D)

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