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Posted: 02/15/2017

The Landmark Society of Western New York

The Landmark Society of Western New York, Inc., is one of the oldest and most active preservation organizations in America. It is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to protecting the unique architectural heritage of our region and promoting preservation and planning practices that foster healthy, livable, and sustainable communities. The Landmark Society's service area covers nine Western New York counties.

Historic Resources Survey Internship
Internship Opportunity
Rochester, NY
$15/hour (depending on experience)

The Landmark Society of Western New York seeks motivated and experienced candidates for two full time paid summer internships in the city of Rochester, New York. This position will work in collaboration with and under the guidance of Landmark Society staff and an outside preservation consultant to assist in the completion of a historic resources survey in the city of Rochester.

The Landmark Society has contracted with the City of Rochester to complete a multi-year, multi-phased survey of the entire city. Phase 2 will involve a survey of the southwest quadrant of the city and the central business district.

The intern will be responsible for working with Landmark Society staff and the consultant to refine survey methodology; conduct survey work in the field; input survey data into a mobile device; and perform archival research on selected individual resources.

Applicants should be graduate students or recent graduates from a historic preservation program or related program such as urban planning or architectural history. Successful applicants should have knowledge of and experience working with the National Register of Historic Places eligibility criteria, historic resource surveys, architectural history, and historical research. Prior knowledge of Rochester or western New York is not necessary.

Applicants also:

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and equivalent Google programs

Must be proficient in the use of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets (devices and data plans will be provided)

Must have a valid drivers license and access to a vehicle

Should be comfortable walking and/or standing outdoors in urban settings for long periods at a time

Should have basic photography skills

Applicants should be available from late May/early June (exact start date is flexible) through at least mid-late August (exact end date is flexible).

37.5 hours/week, $15/hour (depending on experience)

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Send cover letter and resume to: Larry Francer, Associate Director of Preservation at The Landmark Society.
Larry Francer

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