Historic Preservation

  • Andrew Cushing restores the original sashes to the Pines Schoolhouse (1854) in Grafton, NH.

  • Alice Gilmore uses a sounding hammer to determine if the decorative terra-cotta elements are stable.

  • Joseph Mester conducting research at the Fisher Fine Arts Library for the crafting of Cultural Landscape Inventories.

  • Julianne Wiesner-Chianese, BCA Internship, Condition Survey at Union Station, Washington, D.C. 2014

  • Naima Sweeting at Holly Tower, Hovenweep National Monument 2013

Internships

Summer internships with a preservation-related organization are completed by our graduate students between their first and second years of study. Although internship opportunities vary, students typically perform site and condition surveys, documentation, inventories, mapping, historical research, feasibility studies, material analysis and treatment, etc.

Click below to see compilations of summer internships:
2016 Summer Internships
2015 Summer Internships
2014 Summer Internships
2013 Summer Internships
2012 Summer Internships

Internships Held by Historic Preservation Students

  • Albert Michaels Conservation, Harrisburg
  • Alchi Association, Ladakh, India
  • Amtrak
  • Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Geyre, Aydin, Turkey
  • Architectural Conservation Lab, University of Pennsylvania
  • Architrave P.C. Architects, Washington, DC
  • Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico
  • Beijing Municipal Institute of City Planning and Design, Beijing, China
  • Bovis Lend Lease, New York, NY
  • Brenne Architekten, Berlin, Germany
  • Building Conservation Associates, Inc., New York, NY
  • Bell Architects, Washington, DC
  • Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP, New York, NY
  • Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
  • Capilla del Cristo de los Ponce, Iglesia San José, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Carnevale Eustis Architects, Inc., Phoenixville, PA
  • Center for Research on Preservation and Society at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Central Park Conservancy, New York, NY
  • Chris Topp & Co., North Yorkshire, England
  • Colonial Williamsburg
  • Colorado Historical Society, Denver
  • Community Redevelopment Agency, City of Los Angeles
  • Concord School House Board of Trustees, Philadelphia, PA
  • Cooper's Ferry Partnership, Camden, NJ
  • CVM, King of Prussia, PA
  • The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Washington, DC
  • Cultural Heritage Conservation Center of Beijing Guowenyan Co. Ltd., Beijing, China
  • CRAFT program of World Monument Fund, Forbidden City, Beijing, China
  • Dan Lepore & Sons Co., Conshohocken, PA
  • Department of City Planning and Community Investment, City of San Diego
  • John DeSalvo Design, Chicago, IL
  • Design Collaborative, Fort Wayne IN
  • Domus China, Shanghai, China
  • Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia
  • EndreStudio, Chicago, IL
  • Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia
  • Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust, Philadelphia
  • Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center, Philadelphia
  • Famagusta, Turkish Republic of North Cyprus
  • Fort El Cañuelo, Puerto Rico
  • Garland Farm, Bar Harbor, ME
  • Goldman Properties Co., Philadelphia
  • Gordion Archaeological Expedition (Ankara, Turkey)
  • Grafton Historical Society, Grafton NH
  • Gregory Saldana Architects, Miami
  • Heritage Consulting Inc., Philadelphia, PA
  • Historic House Trust of New York CityIntegrated Conservation Resources, Inc. New York, NY
  • Historic New England, Boston, MA
  • Holywell Trust, Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Elverson, PA
  • Institute of Fine Arts, New York, NY
  • Institute of Urban Planning and Design of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
  • I. N. T. A. C. H., New Delhi, India
  • Integrated Conservation Resources, Inc. New York, NY
  • Janiczek Homes, LLC.
  • Jefferson County Historical Society, Madison, IN
  • John Doyle Real Estate Advisors, Philadelphia
  • John Milner Architects, Chadds Ford, PA
  • John Sanday Associates, Katmandu, Nepal
  • JVA Consulting Engineers, Boulder, Colorado
  • Kathryn Sather & Associates, Cheshire, England
  • KieranTimberlake, Philadelphia, PA
  • Kreilick Conservation, LLC, Oreland, PA
  • Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, Norwalk, CT
  • Lower Merion Conservancy, Gladwyne, PA
  • Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, NY
  • Maine Preservation, Yarmouth, ME
  • Materials Conservation Collaborative LLC (MCC), Philadelphia
  • Meadors Construction, Charleston
  • Merchants' Exchange, Philadelphia
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • Michael Garavaglia Architects, San Francisco, CA
  • Milner + Carr Conservation, Philadelphia
  • Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Monuments Conservation Program, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
  • Montana Preservation Alliance, Helena, MO
  • Musee National Du Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia
  • National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, Natchitoches, LA
  • National Park Service (Yosemite NP, Independence National Historical Park, Intermountain Region/Denver, Northeast Regional Office, the Second Bank/Phila, HABS/HAER Collection Management/DC, Pacific West Regional Office/San Francisco, Planning Office/Phila, Fort Union National Monument)
  • The National Museum of Le Bardo, Tunisia
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • New Jersey Barn Company, Ringoes, NJ
  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ‐ Historic Preservation Office, Trenton, NJ
  • New Jersey State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), Trenton
  • New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
  • New York University archaeological dig, Aphrodisias, Turkey
  • Newport Restoration Foundation, Newport, Rhode Island
  • Noble Preservation, Zionsville, PA
  • Old Salem Museums & Gardens in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Orto Botanico International Conservation Summer Course, Rome
  • Page Ayers Cowley Architects, New York, NY
  • Partners for Sacred Places, Philadelphia
  • Penn Conservation Studies in Rome
  • Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee, Harrisburg
  • Pennsylvania Conservation Corps, Harrisburg
  • Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg
  • Philadelphia City Planning Commission
  • Philadelphia Historical Commission
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Pipe Spring National Monument
  • PlaceEconomics, Washington, DC
  • Powers & Company, Inc. Historic Preservation Services, Philadelphia
  • Present Architecture, New York, NY
  • Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
  • Preservation Design Partnership, LLC, Philadelphia
  • Preservation Timber Framing, Berwick, ME
  • The Presidio Trust, San Francisco
  • RBF Consulting, Irvine, CA
  • Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia
  • The Reinvestment Fund, Development Partners, Philadelphia
  • Richard M. Cole & Associates, Architects, Philadelphia
  • RMJM Hillier
  • Rosa Lowinger and Associates, Miami, Florida
  • San Francisco Planning Department
  • San Gemini Preservation Field School, Italy
  • Save Outdoor Sculptures, Washington, DC
  • Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority
  • Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Philadelphia
  • Sonoma League for Historic Preservation, Sonoma, California
  • Stokes Architecture, Philadelphia, PA
  • Stonewall Jackson Foundation, Lexington, VA
  • Strawbery Banke Museum, Portsmouth, NH
  • Susanne M. Käfer, Vienna
  • Suzhou Jicheng Preservation Architecture & Engineering Inc, Jiangsu, China
  • Tacony Community Development Corporation, Philadelphia
  • Taller Paralelo, Bogotá. D.C. Colombia
  • Technological Educational Institute of Athens (TEI), Greece
  • Teton County Historic Preservation Board, Jackson, WY
  • Thomas R. Deans Associates, Milton, PA
  • Thomason and Associates, Nashville
  • Tibetan Heritage Fund, Leh, Ladakh, India
  • UCI Architects, Inc. Philadephia
  • UNESCO
  • University Archives, University of Pennsylvania
  • US/ICOMOS (Romania)
  • VITETTA, Philadelphia
  • Wallace, Roberts & Todd
  • Welsh Color & Conservation, Bryn Mawr
  • Western Preservation Institute at Mesa Verde National Park
  • Wise Preservation, Chester Springs, PA
  • Woodford Mansion, Devon, PA
  • The Woodlands Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY
  • World Monuments Fund (Las Pozas, Mexico; Angkor Wat, Cambodia)
  • World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region, Shanghai, China
  • WSA | Modern Ruins, New York, NY
  • Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm
  • Yasmina Necropolis, Carthage, Tunisia