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posted 1/26/17
Robert Silman Associates Structural Engineers

Silman and the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) are pleased to jointly announce an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate who holds an engineering degree (B.S. or M.S.) in Civil, Structural, or Architectural Engineering and an M.S. or M.A. in Historic Preservation or an M.S. in Structural or Architectural Engineering. We are contacting you to ask you to share this email and print/post the flyer (linked on the right) to inform your top colleagues or students who might qualify and want to learn more about the Robert Silman Fellow application process.

In addition to designing many notable new buildings, Silman is a nationally recognized leader in the field of preservation engineering (structural engineering for historic buildings) and has worked on some of the country’s largest and most noteworthy preservation projects. Silman is noted for its depth of expertise in the evaluation and sensitive modification of existing structures, as well as its collaborative spirit during the design process. The firm has offices in New York, Washington, DC, and Boston. Learn more about Silman at www.silman.com.

Upon completion of the fellowship year, the Robert Silman Fellow for Preservation in Historic Engineering will be hired as a full-time employee of Silman. The 12-month-long Fellowship will commence with 6 months of employment at Silman followed by 6 months of employment by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as the Robert Silman Fellow for Preservation Engineering. Following the Fellowship term at the NTHP, the Fellow will return to Silman as a full-time employee of the firm.

Send cover letter, resume, and a brief expression of interest in a specific area. Applications may be sent via either email or mail.

Address applications to Silman:

Attn: Mary Jane Klingelhofer

1053 31st Street NW

Washington, DC 20007


All applications are due by February 24, 2017


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