Saving Places Internship

Colorado Preservation, Inc. is now accepting applications for an internship position dedicated to the Saving Places Conference, the largest statewide historic preservation conference in the nation. The internship is a part-time position with flexible hours. Candidates with the availability to start on or before November 1, 2014 and commit through the first week of March 2015 are preferred.

The intern will directly assist the Conference Manager with planning and implementing the conference. The position is dynamic due to the large size of the conference, so candidates should be adaptable, highly organized, and able to help prioritize needs.

For more information, please view the Internship Description.

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  1. Lori Hell
    Posted September 25, 2014 at 12:01 pm | Permalink

    I have some great items that were salvaged from the first mansion built in the Denver Country Club (then the PololClub District. It was originally owned by “Layfayette Hughs”
    The items include:
    The original 16″ stone columns
    Interior doors
    A beautifully carved 8″ x 7 ft. x 1 foot deep (Music screen,) It was used to cover the pipes on the pipe organ. It could be used for many different things. A room divider, a shelving unit, ……..
    Here is a link to the ad. If you know anyone who might be interested, please pass it along.

    Thank you!

    Lori 720-296-9036

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