Internship: Archives and Special Collections, Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach

17 Apr 2018 2:06 PM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach is looking for graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in a degree-seeking program in public history, library and information science, or historic preservation to participate in a six-week program this summer from June 11-July 20, 2018.

The Preservation Foundation is a private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the preservation of the historic, architectural, and cultural heritage of Palm Beach, Florida. The Foundation’s mission is to encourage the community to learn about and save the historic buildings that truly make Palm Beach special.

Interns will be exposed to challenging, professional opportunities while working in the archives of the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach. Interns will learn to properly store, preserve, digitize, and restore architectural renderings, rare photographic materials, and other special collections items. Additionally, interns will assist Preservation Foundation staff in creating an updated version of Landmark Architecture of Palm Beach.

A $1000 stipend will be included with the internship.

Program Requirements and Expectations:

  • Availability for the full duration of the internship
  • Graduate / Undergraduate status
  • Major in history, library and information science, archival studies, historic preservation, or related.
  • Grade point average greater than 3.0

To apply, download and return the Internship form with the requested application materials.

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