Seven to Save Program Intern: Statewide Opera House Inventory (Albany, NY)
Contributed By: Preservation League of New York State
SEVEN TO SAVE HISTORIC PROGRAM INTERN, STATEWIDE OPERA HOUSE INVENTORY PROJECT - SUMMER 2020
The Preservation League of New York State is seeking a historic preservation intern to assist with an inventory of statewide opera houses at the League’s downtown Albany office. The League will compile a comprehensive inventory of opera houses as a resource for researchers, community leaders, building owners, and preservation advocates. The inventory will include mapping tools and crowd-sourcing capabilities. The project will also facilitate the creation of a searchable database of historic opera houses throughout New York State and identify a specific opera house for a further consultant case study. This internship is underwritten by a generous grant from the Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Charitable Foundation.
Successful candidates should have or be pursuing a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, Urban Planning, or a related field, and have:
As a program intern, you will work primarily with the Vice President for Policy & Preservation. Collaboration with additional staff members as well as colleagues in the field may also be required.
- Strong writing skills;
- Ability to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines;
- Ability to work independently;
- Attention to detail;
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Access;
- Proficiency with Google Maps necessary, GIS a plus; and
- Previous preservation or planning experience (volunteer or paid) desirable.
This internship will run for 4 weeks over the summer 2020, with flexible hours and start date depending on internship credit requirements.
37.5 Hours/Week $16/hour, total stipend of $2,400.
Send cover letter, resume, and 1-page writing sample, preferably on a relevant preservation topic via email; subject line MUST include the term “Seven to Save Program Intern Application.” Contact Erin Tobin, Vice President for Policy & Preservation, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline Friday, April 3, 2020.
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