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Faith and John Gaw Meem Preservation Trades Internship (Santa Fe, NM)
Contributed By: Mara Saxer
Historic Santa Fe Foundation Announces the 2018 Faith and John Gaw Meem Preservation Trades Internship
Applications accepted through March 1, 2018
The Historic Santa Fe Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Faith and John Gaw Meem Preservation Trades Internship. The 10-week program begins June 18, 2018 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 students or alumni of institutions including the University of New Mexico, Belmont College, Columbia University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and USC.
The Historic Santa Fe Foundation (HSFF) is an organization that has contributed to the preservation and knowledge of the city since its founding in 1961. Our mission is to preserve, protect and promote the historic properties and diverse cultural heritage of the Santa Fe area, and to educate the public about Santa Fe's history and the importance of preservation.
The Preservation Trades Internship exists to provide:
Preservation trades training – hands-on adobe work, carpentry, window
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
Work under the direction of HSFF staff to perform maintenance, repairs and conservation of historic properties in northern New Mexico, particularly HSFF owned 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
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
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. Intern must be available for ten weeks starting June 18, 2018.
Intern will be compensated for 40 hour weeks at the rate of $11.25 per hour plus housing. Intern is responsible for food, transportation to and from Santa Fe, and
within Santa Fe while in the program.
For more information on the intern program, and to download an
application form, visit:
Complete and return the application by March 1, 2018 to:
Historic Santa Fe Foundation
545 Canyon Road Suite 2
Santa Fe, NM 87501
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the work and mission of the Historic Santa Fe Foundation visit www.historicsantafe.org.
Keywords: preservation, trades, hands on, restoration, new mexico, santa fe, adobe
Posted: January 18, 2018
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