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Subject: Internship at Dorset Archives Service

Internship at Dorset Archives Service

From: Chris Woods <c.s.woods>
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 1999
Conservation Internship
Dorset Archives Service
Parish Records Preservation Project
Salary UKP12,081-12,369

An opportunity has arisen for an internship in archive conservation,
as part of the Dorset Parish Records Preservation Project. This is a
twelve 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 or post-graduate qualification in the conservation
field is desirable.

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 is 30 November 1999. Dorset is an
Equal Opportunities Employer

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Received on Tuesday, 9 November, 1999

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