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