Los Angeles Department of City Planning

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Internship Program

General Internship Inquiries:

The Office of Historic Resources has an active volunteer internship program for graduate and undergraduate students who have a strong interest in historic preservation and urban planning. Interns will receive exposure to all aspects of a multi-faceted municipal historic preservation program and provide overall support to the preservation office of the nation’s second-largest city. 


Educational background in architecture, historic preservation, architectural history, urban planning, history, or other related discipline. Enthusiasm and interest in learning about historic preservation and urban planning. Strong written and oral communications skills.

To Apply:

Send a resume and writing sample to: Ken Bernstein, Manager, Office of Historic Resources, Department of City Planning at ken.bernstein@lacity.org or via regular mail at 200 N. Spring St., Rm. 559, Los Angeles, CA 90012