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As part of their graduation requirements, Master’s students must undertake an internship with a preservation organization. Most do their work in the summer between their last semesters of class work. Organized by year of graduation. Also listed here are students awarded the Wakefield Fellowship, a GRASP research project funded by the Mary M. B.Wakefield Charitable Trust.


  • Erin Doherty, Northeast Office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, “Patterns in Preservation” program, greater Boston area; Wakefield Fellow.
  • Jennifer Doherty, Research and preservation recommendations for Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute Campus.
  • Sarah Sadrakula, Daily operations, Historic Boston, Inc., Boston MA.
  • Elizabeth Sherva, Digitization Intern, Preservation Planning Division, Massachusetts Historical Commission, Boston, MA.
  • 2011

  • Erin Chapman, Daily operations, City of Los Angeles Office of Historic Resources, Department of City Planning.
  • Kate Gehlke, Research on Anna Clapp Smith House, Dorchester, for Historic Boston Incorporated, Boston, MA.
  • Sean Mahr, Stewardship Program, Historic New England, Waltham, MA.
  • Robin Osten, Cemetery master planning and conservation with Ivan Myjer at Building and Monument Conservation.
  • Amie Schaefer, Preservation Intern, Planning Department, City of Somerville, MA.
  • 2010

  • Leo Greene, Cemetery Database Development, Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, MA; Wakefield Fellow.
  • Jamie Law, Daily operations, Historic Boston, Inc, Boston, MA.
  • Maria Kohls, National Register and Historic Architecture Program, National Parks Service, Boston, MA; Wakefield Fellow.
  • Barbara Kurze, US/International Council on Monuments and Sites Summer Internship, ICOMOS Documentation Center in Paris.
  • 2009

  • Dayl Cohen, Preservation Planning Intern, Massachusetts Historical Commission; Wakefield Fellow.
  • Mackenzie Dickey, MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC., Boston, MA.
  • Casey Horna Pecoraro, Museum Technician, Archaeology Division of the Northeast Museum Services Center, National Park Service, Boston, MA.
  • 2008

  • Shelby Graham, Daily operations, Boston Preservation Alliance, Bosotn, MA; Wakefield Fellow.
  • Meghan Hanrahan, Project manager at Kessler McGuinness & Associates, Newton, MA.
  • Georgi Hess, Heritage Landscape Inventory Program, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston, MA.
  • Amy McCollum, Daily operations, Preservation Massachusetts, Boston, MA.
  • Natalie Wampler, Preservation & Facilities Planner, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA.
  • 2007

  • Kim Hanna, Daily operations, Historic Boston Inc., Boston, MA.
  • Laura Kline, Nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for Medway Village, Medway, MA, with Claire Dempsey.
  • Annie Rotner, Legal Intern, Massachusetts Area Planning Council, Boston, MA; Wakefield Fellow.
  • 2006

  • Katie Kowall Reed, Preservation Intern, Northeast Office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Boston, MA.
  • Elizabeth Ware, Historic Curatorship Program, Department of Environmental Management.