Internship and Volunteer Opportunities


The Historic Districts Council offers internships to high school, college and graduate students throughout the school year and summer. The program teaches interns how community-based preservation and public advocacy in New York work and offers experience in special projects such as writing and research, public programming and monitoring municipal agencies. Interns will gain an extensive knowledge of the preservation community in New York City and a solid understanding of how public policy and civic involvement interact to allow preservation to happen.

  • Paid internships may be available
  • Flexible hours
  • Full and part-time positions
  • Will involve office, and special project workIf you are interested, please contact us by email or send your resume with a cover letter to:

Historic Districts Council
232 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
fax: 212-614-9127

About Us

The Historic Districts Council (HDC) is the advocate for all of New York City's historic neighborhoods. HDC is the only organization in New York that works directly with people who care about our city's historic neighborhoods and buildings. We represent a constituency of over 500 local community organizations.

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Historic Districts Council
232 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 614-9107
Fax: (212) 614-9127

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