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Faith and John Gaw Meem Preservation Trades Internship, Historic Santa Fe Foundation (Santa Fe, NM)
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - internship, trades, new mexico, santa fe, hsff, preservation, hands on
Contributed By: Mara Saxer
Email The Author: mara@historicsantafe.org
Website: http://www.historicsantafe.org

Historic Santa Fe Foundation Announces
the 2017 Faith and John Gaw Meem Preservation Trades Internship

Applications accepted through March 1, 2017

Contact: Mara Saxer
Preservation Specialist
mara@historicsantafe.org
505.983.2567

The Historic Santa Fe Foundation currently is accepting applications for the 2017 Faith and John Gaw Meem Preservation Trades Internship. The 10-week program begins June 1, 2017 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It permits a qualified student working in architecture, planning, design, or a similar field to gain hands-on experience in the theory and practice of preservation by working with foundation board members and staff.

The program began in 2005. Past interns have been studying in, or are alumni of, institutions including the University of New Mexico, the University of Arizona, Columbia University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and USC.

Program Goals
The Preservation Trades Internship exists to provide:

Preservation trades training – hands-on adobe work, carpentry, window restoration, etc.

Exposure to the daily workings of a local preservation organization

Opportunities to observe local, state and federal preservation agencies as well as other preservation organizations in action

Participant Duties

Work under the direction of HSFF staff to perform maintenance, repairs and conservation of organization properties

Attend monthly meetings of the HSFF Board

Attend bi-weekly meetings of Santa Fe’s Historic Design Review Board

Observe activities of staff of City, State and Federal agencies involved in preservation efforts or other preservation organizations

Attend and assist with HSFF events during term of internship

Prepare and present an evaluation report on internship experience at the
conclusion of the term

Internship Qualifications

Priority is given to applicants who are currently admitted to, enrolled in or recently graduated from a college-level preservation program; have prior experience in construction; wish to gain experience in preservation trades; and ideally have basic skills in carpentry, masonry and related trades; and own their own tools.

Compensation

The program pays $11 per hour for 40-hour work weeks and includes free housing. Intern is responsible for food, transportation to and from Santa Fe, and within Santa Fe while in the program.

The Organization

The Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) owns, preserves and protects historic properties and resources of Santa Fe and environs and provides historic preservation education. The six Foundation-owned properties are some of the most significant structures, both architecturally and historically, in Santa Fe.

To apply

For more information on the intern program, and to download an application form, visit:

http://www.historicsantafe.org/Internship.html

Complete and return the application by March 1, 2017 to:

Historic Santa Fe Foundation
545 Canyon Road Suite 2
Santa Fe, NM 87501

or email to mara@historicsantafe.org.

For more information on the work and mission of the Historic Santa Fe
Foundation visit www.historicsantafe.org.


Keywords: internship, trades, new mexico, santa fe, hsff, preservation, hands on

Posted: January 30, 2017
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