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Subject: Internship at Dorset Archives Service

Internship at Dorset Archives Service

From: Chris Woods <c.s.woods>
Date: Friday, June 25, 1999
Internship at Dorset Archives Service, England
Parish Records Preservation Project
Archive Conservation Intern
Salary in range UKPS 12,081 - 12,663 (APT&C Scale 3 SCP 15-17)

An  opportunity has arisen for an internship in archive
conservation, as part of the  Dorset  Parish  Records  Preservation
Project.   This is an eighteen month contract  offering  training in
all  aspects  of  the  project work including: conservation
treatment  of  17th-19th  century paper and parchment manuscripts,
early  manuscript  bindings  and  architectural  drawings;  archival
packaging; microfilm  production and processing.  The Dorset Archive
Conservation Unit is a well  equipped,  state-of-the-art facility,
following modern ethical procedures, and provides an excellent
opportunity for professional development.

The  successful  applicant  will  be  offered  the chance to achieve
significant milestones  towards  conservation accreditation,
following nationally recognised standards.  We  require  a motivated
and enthusiastic person with demonstrable practical craft, arts or
graphics skills, a sound grasp of heritage conservation ethics  and
the desire to contribute to the work of a highly professional team.
A graduate-level qualification in the conservation field is

For  further  details  and  an application form, phone +44 1305
250550 or write to

    Dorset Record Office
    Bridport Road
    Dorchester DT1 1RP
    dcc_archives [at] dorset-cc__gov__uk

Closing date for applications:  12 July 1999
Dorset is an Equal Opportunities Employer

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:4
                   Distributed: Friday, June 25, 1999
                        Message Id: cdl-13-4-007
Received on Friday, 25 June, 1999

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