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Subject: Internship at University of Calgary

Internship at University of Calgary

From: Andrea Bowes <abowes>
Date: Sunday, April 15, 2001
Preservation Technician Intern
Historical Resources Intern Program
Faculty of Environmental Design
University of Calgary

The Historical Resources Intern Programme is a joint work/study
program designed to provide training opportunities in the field of
heritage/historic resources management, in a unique work/study
setting. Interns will receive on-the-job instruction, as well as
formal classroom instruction.

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of training, previous
experience, references, and the opportunities that the placement
will provide for the personal development of the individual.

Intern Placement Opportunity
Placement Title
Preservation Technician

Description: Under the supervision of the Provincial Archives of
Alberta's Technical Services Coordinator and using approved
preservation methodology and standards, the intern will work on the
identification. preservation and basic repair of the archival
materials held within the Provincial Archives.  This is skilled work
of moderate complexity in collections maintenance.  The intern will
exercise judgment and initiative in performing the technical aspects
of preventive preservation in maintaining the large collection of
historic materials held by the Provincial Archives.

Qualifications: The employee must have thorough knowledge of
archival techniques used in the preservation, restoration and
reformatting of one of a kind original documents, whether they be
paper, audio-visual, photographic or other.

The employee will have the ability to perform basic preservation
techniques on all mediums, but especially those dealing with
photographic, adhering to the Provincial Archives of Alberta's

Supervision will be given for most projects, at the onset of a
project, but the intern is expected to have the skills to work
independently on many complex assignments.  The intern will refer
matters requiring professional and/or management decisions, revision
or interpretation of policy, and contentious issues, to the
placement supervisor.

The employee must be able to lift and move heavy objects (boxes,
registers up to 50 lbs) when required.

The employee must have a valid driver's license.

Location: Provincial Archives of Alberta
12845 -102 Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T5N 0M6

Salary: $32,500.00/annum
Application Close Date: April 30.2001
Placement Term: May 14, 2001 - March 31, 2002

Interested applicants should forward a resume and letter of interest

    Anne Johnston
    Historical Resources Intern Programme
    The University of Calgary
    Faculty of Environmental Design
    2500 University Drive NW
    Calgary, Alberta Community Development
    T2N 1N4
    Fax: 403-284-4608

No telephone inquires.

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