The Capital Plan Project Intern will work under the supervision of the Trusts Architectural Conservator and a practicing preservation architect, the qualified candidate will:
∑†††††††† Help to establish a 25-Year Capital Plan for the Trust.
∑†††††††† Conduct existing conditions surveys of all the Trusts 23 historic house museums.
∑†††††††† Coordinate with the Trust regarding the prioritization of the Capital Plan.
∑†††††††† Update the Trusts database and/or calendar with data from the existing conditions surveys.
∑†††††††† Conduct research on individual historic houses and sites as required.
∑†††††††† Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS/SPECIAL SKILLS/AREAS OF INTEREST:
∑†††††††† Graduate degree or current graduate student in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Architectural History or related area of study is required.
∑†††††††† Strong architectural documentation skills and knowledge of American architectural styles is mandatory.
∑†††††††† Knowledge of mechanical systems, i.e. electrical/heating is preferred.
∑†††††††† Ability to work independently.
∑†††††††† Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook).
∑†††††††† Knowledge of Adobe graphics suite and Auto Cad is preferred.
∑†††††††† Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
∑†††††††† Strong desire to learn about the development of a capital plan through a hands-on internship.
The Capital Plan Project Intern position can begin immediately and will last a minimum of three months.† Successful applicants will work with the Trust approximately 10-15 hours per week.† A $1,500 stipend will be provided.
This is a great opportunity for an individual to gain valuable experience at a small nonprofit organization that oversees a network of historic house museums throughout the five boroughs of New York City. †The successful candidate will be required to travel to all five boroughs and conduct on-site documentation and assessments of existing conditions of both the exterior and interior of the Trusts sites.† We are looking for a motivated, responsible, energetic individual who can multi-task and work independently. †Any public transportation expenses will be reimbursed.