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Internship at UBC Museum of Anthropology

From: Miriam Clavir <clavir>
Date: Monday, August 14, 1995
Advanced Internship in Museum Conservation Funded by the Getty Grant

The UBC Museum of Anthropology is offering a one-year Getty
Internship for conservation training within this diverse and active
museum.  This internship will focus on the integration of
conservation within the institution's mandates to public service and
programs, exhibitions, developing relationships with First Nations,
and collections management. In addition there are the pragmatic
aspects of working within an existing building, budget and
institutional culture.

The internship is directed to conservation practice as required
within and beyond the laboratory walls.  Working closely with museum
staff in different areas, the intern will be involved in assessing
and effecting preventive and treatment conservation measures
directly related to storage, exhibitions, loans, earthquake
mitigation and the general safety of the collections. The intern is
required to take one UBC course in museology in order to further
his/her understanding of contemporary museum issues, theory, and

This internship is competitive and open to Canadian citizens or
permanent residents who have completed a recognized conservation
training program or have equivalent experience.  The stipend is
based upon a salary of $2,250/month plus benefits, an allocation for
research, a placement and a conference, and a travel allowance. The
internship period is one year beginning Feb. 1996.  Interested
candidates should send:

    1.  A letter of application stating why the Museum Conservation
        Internship is pertinent to their professional development.

    2.  A current resume.

    3.  A portfolio (off-prints, photo duplication of recent
        conservation work, and descriptions of any work related to
        museum conservation)

    4.  Three letters of reference sent by the referees themselves.

Please forward these to the address below.  Selection will be made
by jury and if necessary by telephone interview.

Deadline for applications: Oct. 27, 1995


    UBC Museum of Anthropology
    6393 N.W. Marine Dr.,
    Vancouver, B.C. V6T1Z2
    604 822 2981
    Fax: 604-822-2974

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:17
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Received on Monday, 14 August, 1995

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