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Seeking Best and Brightest for 2024 Fellowships

TCLF is now accepting applications for the following fellowships for summer 2024:

1 - The Sally Boasberg Founder’s Fellowship is a paid fellowship. The recipient will work at TCLF’s offices in Washington, D.C.’s, Dupont Circle neighborhood and will learn valuable skills related to the research, documentation, and advocacy of cultural landscapes.

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Sally Boasberg (second from right) with Susan Cohen, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander and Charlotte Frieze (left to right) in the Donnell Garden, Sonoma, CA - Photo by Charles A. Birnbaum, 2007

Established in 2012, the Boasberg Fellowship honors the late Sarah S. (Sally) Boasberg, a founding member of TCLF’s Board of Directors, who had a profound appreciation of the relevancy of design and an encyclopedic knowledge of plants. Sally and her husband, Tersh, were instrumental in the formation of TCLF, helping to pen the organization’s Articles of Incorporation in 1997 and remaining active as it evolved. Read more about Sally’s life and legacy here

Open to graduate students and recent alumni interested in the built environment, the paid summer fellowship runs from six to eight weeks and offers a range of opportunities designed to provide a productive and educational experience. The Fellow will work alongside TCLF’s president and CEO Charles A. Birnbaum and the rest of the staff on TCLF’s core programming, including the What’s Out ThereLandslide, and Pioneers programs. The work will be an engaging mix of research and content development and will also offer the opportunity to pursue professional interests. The start date is somewhat flexible. Housing in Dupont Circle is included. Read more about the fellowship here.

Required Skills/Background:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Excellent research skills, particularly involving historic-preservation documents, academic journals, and online sources;
  • A good photographic eye;
  • Photoshop experience;
  • Experience with or knowledge of landscape architecture and its history;
  • Student or recent graduate in landscape architecture, historic preservation, or a closely related field.

Application Details:

Submission Materials: A cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample are required, the latter ideally consisting of two pages or less and concerning a designed landscape or landscape architect. A portfolio is not required.

Compensation: $25/hour, full time. 

Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2024

Special Instructions: Send application materials as PDF attachments using the subject line “Boasberg Fellowship – Your Name” to allan@tclf.org. *Additionally, indicate in your cover letter whether you would like to be considered for other 2024 summer fellowships with TCLF.  

 


 

The Danette Gentile Kauffman Cultural Landscape Fellow is a paid fellowship that takes place at Mithun's office in Seattle, Washington. The recipient will learn valuable skills related to the research, documentation, and advocacy of cultural landscapes. The Fellow will work alongside Mithun Partner Dakota Keene, TCLF’s president and CEO Charles A. Birnbaum, and the rest of the staff on TCLF’s core programming, with a special focus on the What’s Out There program. The work will be an engaging mix of research and content development and will also offer the opportunity to pursue professional interests. The fellowship requires an eight-week commitment through the summer. The start date is somewhat flexible.

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Mithun Office, Seattle, WA - Photo by Kevin Scot - courtesy Mithun, 2024

Required Skills/Background:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Excellent research skills, particularly involving historic-preservation documents, academic journals, and online sources;
  • A good photographic eye;
  • Photoshop experience;
  • Experience with or knowledge of landscape architecture and its history;
  • A graduate student (or recent master’s degree recipient) in landscape architecture, historic preservation, or a closely related field.

Application Details:

Submission Materials: A cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample are required, the latter ideally consisting of two pages or less and concerning a designed landscape or landscape architect. A portfolio is not required.

Compensation: $25/hour, full time.

Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2024

Special Instructions: Send application materials as PDF attachments using the subject line “Cultural Landscape Fellow – Your Name” to allan@tclf.org. *Additionally, indicate in your cover letter whether you would like to be considered for other 2024 summer fellowships with TCLF.  

Click here to download the summer 2024 fellowship announcement.