The Cultural Landscape Fellow

The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Deadline: 4/1/2024

The 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.

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 *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.