Part time Internship Opportunity with Heritage Consulting Inc.
Heritage Consulting Inc., a Philadelphia-based historic preservation-consulting firm with clients nationwide, is collecting resumes for possible internship assignments this spring and summer. The intern will work directly with firm principal Donna Ann Harris part time from May to September to assist on several projects. Projects may include but are not limited to the following issues:
- Library, journal and internet research on incentives for adaptive reuses of historic buildings
- Research and write case studies on downtown revitalization topics
- Develop surveys, tabulate, analyze and produce reports on data for clients
- Attend and support focus group activities
- Update mailing list, scan articles, photos and brochures
- Research topics and issues related to historic house museums, commercial revitalization or nonprofit organizational development. Write drafts of portions of reports.
The intern will work off site on his or her own PC and Microsoft operating system. If you use a MAC, please discuss this during the interview, as you must have Microsoft Suite. Progress meetings will occur weekly during the internship period at Heritage Consulting Inc.’s office in Philadelphia Center City.
Stipend and Timetable
The internship period is flexible, and is part time. Depending on projects in the office, there may be more than one internship opportunity. We anticipate a pay of $15 an hour for first time interns. Depending on the need, some projects may have very limited turnaround time and the stipend may be project based. Interns will be 1099 employees, no benefits offered. There may be opportunities to attend client meetings, but these will be determined later.
Intern must have excellent Microsoft Office Suite, library and Internet searching skills. Familiarity and/or good skills in graphic design program are useful. High quality writing skills are essential. Excellent attention to detail is expected. An intern with course work in urban planning, public policy, nonprofit management and/or historic preservation is preferred, and those enrolled in Masters Degree programs are encouraged to apply.
Students wishing to apply for Heritage Consulting Inc.’s Internship should e-mail all of the following items by May 1, 2012. Please note in your cover letter any graphics programs in which you are skilled, salary needs, and your availability and career goals. Please include the following items as attachments in your email: A cover letter, current resume, a short (no more than three pages) writing sample, names, email and phone numbers of three references.
Please send all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no phone calls. Applicants we wish to interview will be contacted by May 15, 2012 for interviews. Thank you.