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Subject: Internship at New York Academy of Medicine

Internship at New York Academy of Medicine

From: Elaine R. Schlefer <eschlefer>
Date: Friday, January 14, 2000
The New York Academy of Medicine Library is pleased to announce an
advanced internship in book conservation for the year 2000. The
internship, designed to refine skills in book conservation, will
last 2-3 months. The commencement of the internship will be after
June 1, 2000 (the exact dates will be arranged between conservation
staff and the successful candidate.)

The intern will work under the supervision of the conservation staff
of the library. An appropriate project will be  designed to further
the intern's knowledge of conservation in a library setting. The
internship is open to graduates of, or students in, recognized
conservation programs, or people with equivalent training and
experience. A personal interview is required, and candidates should
present a portfolio of completed bindings or treatments.

The internship carries a stipend of $4,250.

To apply, please send the following materials to the address below:

    1.  A detailed letter of interest and intent.
    2.  An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, including education and work
    3.  Three letters of recommendation from professional contacts.
    4.  Proof of student or working visa, if applicant is not a U.S.

Please note that NYAM cannot provide housing, health insurance or
visa support for the intern.

Deadline for Application: May 1, 2000

Elaine R. Schlefer, Preservation Administrator
Gladys Brooks Book and Paper Conservation Laboratory
New York Academy of Medicine Library
1216 Fifth Avenue, Room 550
New York, NY 10029
Fax: 212-423-0266

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