2019 Summer Internship Opportunity – Preservation Society of Charleston

Special Projects Internship — Two Positions Available                                                                                             

Summer 2019

The Preservation Society of Charleston is seeking two paid Special Projects Interns for Summer 2019 (up to 35 hours per week from Monday, June 3 – Friday, August 9). The Special Projects Interns will work in support of the PSC’s ongoing preservation initiatives focused on research, documentation and interpretation of historically and culturally significant sites in the Charleston area.

Project-specific duties will include archival research, data collection in the field, photography, community outreach, content creation, and associated administrative duties. Educational value to the intern will include: experience working closely with PSC staff to shape and advance an innovative preservation initiative, opportunities to engage with community partners, and the ability to attend unique site visits citywide.

Eligibility:

  • – All candidates must be currently pursuing, or in recent receipt of, a graduate degree in history, historic preservation, planning, urban studies or a related field.
  • – Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • – Ideal candidates will demonstrate an ability to collaborate and achieve results with supervision, including ability to interact professionally with key internal and external stakeholders as needed.

The intern will report to the Manager of Preservation Initiatives in support of internship tasks. The position will receive compensation by an hourly wage, which will be paid every two weeks over the duration of the internship. Please submit applications consisting of a brief cover letter, a resume, an academic or professional reference, and an academic writing sample. All files to be submitted in a single document by Thursday April 11, 2019 to Anna-Catherine Carroll, Manager of Preservation Initiatives, at accarroll@preservationsociety.org. No phone calls please.

 

 

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