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Posted: 09/11/2019

Employer
Neighborhood Preservation Center

The Neighborhood Preservation Center is a non-advocacy organization dedicated to facilitating and cultivating citizen participation in the improvement and protection of the New York’s urban landscape through its meeting rooms, offices and resource center. The St. Mark’s Historic Landmark Fund, in resident partnership with the Historic Districts Council and the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, sponsors the Center. It is located at the historic Ernest Flagg rectory of St. Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery.


Position
Fall 2019 Internships
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
New York, NY
Details
$0
Open Until
09/30/2019
 

The Neighborhood Preservation Center is offering two internship positions in fall 2019 for motivated individuals looking to gain experience in historic preservation and/or a non-profit environment. These internships are a great opportunity for someone interested in historic preservation, research, library science, and livable cities.

 

All internships are unpaid, but we are happy to work with students who would like to complete an internship for school credit. We make every effort to tailor internship experiences to fit an interns skills and interests.  There may be times when we ask for help with other projects going on in the office if more assistance is needed. Internships are available for both students (undergraduate and graduate) and non-students.

 

Public Programs & Outreach Internship

 

Description: This internship will include the planning and implementation of our public programs and communications. The position will include the following tasks:

- providing support prior and at our various public programs and events;

- writing and maintaining social media posts and e-blasts;

- assisting with needs of constituent groups;and

- responding to research inquiries from the public.

 

Requirements: This candidate must have experience with event/program coordination and social media platforms. Ideally, the candidate will have prior knowledge of Microsoft Suite and graphic design. Must be detail-oriented, have strong writing and communication skills, and the ability to work both individually and with peers.  

 

Documentation & Research Internship

 

Description: This internship will focus on our comprehensive Peg-Leg Pete Tour Series. The position will include the following tasks:

- writing scripts from existing walking tours;

- recording and editing audio;

- conducting research for comprehensive guide and map; and

- assisting with preparation of audio tours for public use.

 

Requirements: This candidate must have an interest in recording audio and exploring the historic East Village neighborhood. Ideally, the candidate will have experience with writing and performing historic research. Must be detail-oriented, have strong communication skills, and the ability to work both individually and with peers. 

 

Other duties for both positions may include, but are not limited to, the following:

-          maintaining our NYC Landmarks Designation Report database;

-          general office management including answering phones; and

-          assisting with various administrative tasks, such as document filing, data entry, and     mailers.


How to apply
Please send cover letter and resume to Jack Carlile by Monday, September 30th via email info(at)neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org or by mail to: Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York, NY 10003. Please specify which position you are applying for in your cover letter.
Jack Carlile
Phone: 212-228-2781
ADDRESS
232 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003

 

     

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