Adolf Placzek Fellowship
The New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation, in conjunction with the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, is pleased to announce a fellowship position for Summer 2016. This paid fellowship is an eight-week position at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and is open to graduate degree candidates in historic preservation, architecture, architectural history or a related field.
The fellow will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the Commission's work, including: regulation, enforcement, designation, and community outreach. Specific responsibilities will depend upon the Commission's workload, but the fellow will primarily be assisting the Communications Department. Duties will include assisting with website updates, presentations, social media, correspondence, historic photos and other outreach responsibilities related to the designation process.
The fellow will also assist with the reorganization of research materials related to upcoming 2016 designations.
The fellowship pays $4,000, commences in June, and requires a commitment of 35 hours per week.