Between their first and second years of study Weitzman MSHP graduate students are required to complete a summer internship with a preservation-related organization. Internship opportunities vary; students typically perform site and condition surveys, documentation, inventories, mapping, historical research, feasibility studies, material analysis and treatment, etc.
Recent Student Internships
"Travel to project sites was key: I learned to synthesize and translate information from the drawing board to the reality of brick-and-mortar."
"The knowledge I acquired in the first year of our program helped me navigate this fellowship successfully."
"The survey team at SF Planning is currently undertaking a multi-year effort to create a cohesive, comprehensive historical narrative for the city, providing consistency for future efforts to identify, interpret, evaluate, and protect the city’s historic and cultural resources."
"In all, I mainly learned that no matter urban planner or preservationist, we not only need to think about the design plan of the site, but also need to learn to listen and communicate
"The techniques I learned and knowledge I gained during my first year of classes were critical for both of my internships."
“I had the extraordinary opportunity to work on a 34-million-year-old fossil and explore its unique minerology.”