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Professional internships give SAIC graduates the experience to build their resumes, and prepare them for preservation practice after graduation. Our grads are positioned throughout the country and abroad, in positions of authority within a variety of preservation-related non-profit organizations, advocacy groups, governmental agencies, museums, architecture and interior design firms, historic sites, and as independent preservation consultants and researchers.
A graduate student in Historic Preservation lands a rare opportunity to spend a semester preserving the integrity of a lifetime of collections.
An interview with SAIC President Walter E. Massey.
A class journal from Kelly Humrichouser.
As the Historic Preservation Planner for the City of Elgin, Christen oversees all historic preservation-related matters within Elgin's five historic districts and 21 landmarks in the northwestern Chicago suburb.
Students featured as they take part in an annual survey focused on mid-centure architecture within the Chicagoland area.
I primarily focus on the use of art as an advocacy tool in protecting significant historic resources.
Throughout the summer of 2013, I served as an intern in the department of Historic Preservation at the Wisconsin State Historical Society located in Madison, WI. It was there that I worked with the 2,382 National Register Sites listed in the state of Wisconsin.
Siblings and SAIC alumns launch their own historic preservation consulting firm.
This past fall, a group of SAIC students and faculty spent a weekend in Mineral Point to meet local artists, research the town's history, and engage with the community.
Zurich Esposito (MS 1995) graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) as a member of the first graduating class of the Master of Science program in Historic Preservation. He now holds the position of Executive Vice President for the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA), the second-largest branch of the AIA in the nation.
The path to preservation is not always paved. Bill Tyre (MS 1999), Executive Director and Curator at historic Glessner House in Chicago, realized his passion for historic sites while working in the accounting field.