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Posted: 11/16/2017

Employer
Central Park Conservancy
Conservation

The mission of the Central Park Conservancy is to restore, manage, and enhance Central Park in partnership with the public. The Central Park Conservancy aspires to build a great organization that sets the standard for and spreads the principles of world-class park management emphasizing environmental excellence to improve the quality of open space for the enjoyment of all. The Central Park Conservancy is committed to sustaining this operating model to provide a legacy for future generations of park users.


Position
Monuments Conservation Technician(s)
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
New York, NY
Details
$14/hr
 

Central Park Conservancy (CPC) with a grant from The Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation is offering five full-time summer internship positions in outdoor sculpture conservation. CPC is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the maintenance and preservation of Central Park. For more information, visit the Central Park Conservancy website at www.centralparknyc.org .

Monuments conservation technicians (MCT) will be involved in the annual program of examination, documentation, preservation and conservation of the bronze and stone sculpture in Central Park in New York City and select special projects.

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must be active graduate students or recent masters-level graduates in historic preservation, objects conservation or equivalent.

PLEASE NOTE:

Pre-program (conservation) and exceptional undergraduate candidates intent on pursuing a Masters degree in Historic Preservation, object conservation or closely related field will be considered.

  • Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the US before applying and for the duration of this placement.

Applicants must possess a current United States issued drivers license or equivalent. They must be physically able to lift 50 lbs and to wear a respirator for up to 5 hours per day.

The summer conservation program will begin on Monday, June 4th and concludes on Friday, August 10th, 2018. Pay is $14 dollars per hour.

OPen until
03/30/2018

How to apply
Interested applicants should respond with a cover letter and C.V. or resume no later than March 30st, 2018 to: mctprogram@centralparknyc.org IMPORTANT: Applicants must include 2018 MCT Program in the subject line of email correspondence.
Matt Reiley
Phone: 347-236-9461
ADDRESS
New York, NY 10021
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