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Apply for the 2024 Reisinger Scholarship

January 4, 2024

The New York Preservation Archive Project is seeking a graduate student in historic preservation, public history, archives, or a related field or an early career professional to assist with general research, writing, and editing projects (bi-annual newsletter pieces, online posts, social media, podcast introductions) and to oversee, expand, and write entries for the Archive Project’s online Preservation History Database, an encyclopedic resource for people interested in the history of historic preservation. The Reisinger Scholar may also initiate, continue, and oversee volunteer efforts to research and draft additional Database entries. 

The ideal candidate for this scholarship is motivated, detail-oriented, and comfortable working independently with limited supervision. Strong research, writing, editing, and communication skills are required. The Archive Project is an equal opportunity employer and provides all employees and contractors with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. 

This is an eleven month scholarship from February 1, 2024 to December 31, 2024. The scholar will work approximately 3-5 hours per week and report to the Archive Project’s Executive Director, Emily Kahn. This is a remote position with flexible hours but may require occasional in-person research visits or meetings in New York City. Compensation will be $20/hour, capped at 18 hours per month. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (1,000 words maximum)to Executive Director Emily Kahn at Applications accepted on a rolling basis until filled or by January 19, 2024.