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Posted: 03/23/2017

Employer
NYC LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
Research and Special Projects

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency that is responsible for designating and regulating the city's landmarks and historic districts. These properties have special historic, architectural, cultural, and/or aesthetic significance as part of the heritage of the city, state or nation. The agency consists of eleven Commissioners and a full-time staff. The Landmarks Preservation Commission was established in 1965 when Mayor Robert Wagner signed the local law creating the Commission and giving it its power.


Position
Adolf Placzek Fellowship
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
New York, NY
Details
$4,000 for 8 weeks
 

 

The New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation, in conjunction with the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, is pleased to announce a fellowship position for Summer, 2017.  This paid fellowship is an eight-week position at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and is open to graduate degree candidates in historic preservation, architecture, architectural history or a related field.

 

 

 

The fellow will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the Commission's work.  Specific responsibilities may vary, but the fellow will primarily support the work of the Research Department and Special Projects. In particular, the fellow will be assigned a special project related to the Historic Building Data Project, a groundbreaking, grant-funded preservation database project. Working under the guidance of research and GIS staff, the fellow will research some of the agencys earliest districts, enhancing information in existing designation reports, and working with staff to develop public-facing digital platforms to effectively share this information. Through this project the fellow will gain hands-on, applied research and GIS experience with the nations premier municipal historic preservation agency. 

 

 

The 8 week fellowship pays $4,000, commences in June, and requires a commitment of 35 hours per week.

 

OPen until
04/09/2017

How to apply
The Landmarks Preservation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates. Please submit resume and cover letter (e-mail preferred) to: Claire Kendall The Landmarks Preservation Commission 1 Centre Street 9th Floor North New York, NY 10007 CKendall@lpc.nyc.gov NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Claire Kendall
ADDRESS
1 Centre Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10007

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