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Internships at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

From: David Harvey <dharvey>
Date: Tuesday, February 10, 1998
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is offering two one-year
postgraduate internships in conservation, sponsored by the Getty
Grant program. These internships will be offered in the following
specialties:  furniture, upholstery, textiles, objects, paper,
metals, and preventive conservation.  The intern will work with an
important collections of 17th, 18th, and 19th -century British and
American fine and decorative arts under the supervision of
foundation conservators.  Treatment will be the primary focus, along
with responsibilities in the operation and daily maintenance of the
labs in the new Dewitt Wallace Collections and Conservation Center.
In addition, the intern will devote time to an independent research
project, preferably leading to a public presentation of publishable

Candidates should be graduates of a recognized program in
conservation and have experience working with comparable
collections.  Experience in research and conservation documentation
is necessary, and candidates should have good communication skills.
Candidates must either be a citizen of the United States or have
proof of work eligibility from the Immigration and Naturalization

Both internships will begin in the fall of 1998 and continue for one
year.  The salary is $21,748 plus benefits and a $1,500 travel
allowance.  For information contact:

    F. Carey Howlett
    The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
    P.O. Box 1776
    Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776

David Harvey
Associate Conservator,
Metals & Arms
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
P.O. Box 1776
Williamsburg VA 23187-1776

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