We're committed to historic preservation education and welcome the opportunity to work with students and individuals passionate about architecture and history.  Through our internship program we aim to provide with valuable on-the-job experience that will advance your professional expertise and foster greater career opportunities.  Typically, we provide opportunities in the following areas:

  • Historic Preservation
  • Public Policy
  • Historic Research
  • Urban Planning & Design

Although we're also happy to craft an internship that suits your interest and needs.  We are also open to working with your college or university to fulfill any internship requirements.  To apply for an internship, please send your cover letter and resume to info@preservationpgh.org or fill out the form below.

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Past Interns

Alayna Jordan

Alayna Jordan is a graduate of the Architectural Studies program at University of Pittsburgh. Besides her recent experience with Preservation Pittsburgh, she has interned locally with Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation as well as the Technical Preservation Services division of the National Park Service in Washington D.C.. In November 2016, Alayna was awarded the Diversity Scholarship to attend the PastForward Conference in Houston, TX. She hopes to remain enthusiastic and enamored with the built environment in her new residence of San Antonio, TX.

With Preservation Pittsburgh, Alayna focused on researching the Tufa Bridges of Schenley Park in light of the thematic nomination of Pittsburgh’s springs. Despite little correlation to the springs, the Tufa Bridges became a phenomenal story to tell nonetheless, with characteristics connecting to Phipps Conservatory, political turmoil, urban renewal, tragedy, and a former resort. Her research proved to be worthy of a local historic nomination for the city of Pittsburgh. She honestly can’t get enough of that Tufa!