Phoenix seeks historic preservation intern

The City of Phoenix is seeking an Historic Preservation Intern to work between January 12 and June 26, 2009 (12-15 hours a week; flexible) at their city hall location, 200 W. Washington St.  The pay is $16.19 per hour (no benefits).  The intern would assist city staff to perform historic preservation design reviews submitted by private property owners, perform historic preservation reviews of federally-funded projects administered by city departments, help organize the 2009 Statewide Historic Preservation Conference, and complete other historic preservation planning projects and reports.

Preference to a graduate or graduate student in History, Historic Preservation, Architecture, Design, or Urban Planning.  A candidate with at least 30 hours of college credit in history, historic preservation architecture, design, urban planning, or equivalent experience is preferred.  Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Fluency in Spanish is a plus, but is not required.

Application Deadline: The internship will remain open until a selection is made.  The first review of applications will be Monday, December 1, 2008.  Interviews will be held the week of December 8, 2008.  To apply by e-mail, send a résumé and letter of interest with a subject line of “HP Intern” to Erika Finbraaten.  For more information, click here.

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