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Internship at New York Botanical Garden Library

From: Olga Marder <omarder>
Date: Friday, September 14, 2001
Kress Internship in Paper Conservation
The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden Library offers a six-month internship
in paper conservation beginning January, 2002.  This position, the
Kress Foundation Internships in Paper Conservation, will provide
experience working with the Library's Lord & Burnham Architectural
Drawings Collection.  Working under the supervision of the Garden's
Conservation Librarian, the intern will assist with a conservation
survey of the collection, stabilization, preservation, and rehousing
procedures, carry out an independent research project, and prepare a
final report on the project.

Candidates must be currently enrolled in, or a graduate of, a
recognized program in paper, art, or book conservation.  This
six-month, full-time position (35 hours per week) offers a stipend
of $447.00 per week.  There are no fringe benefits, but there will
be an allowance of $250.00 to be used during the period of the
internship for appropriate outside professional development. On-site
interview preferred.  They should send a detailed letter of
application, a current resume, and three letters of recommendation
to:

    Judith Reed, Conservation Librarian
    The LuEsther T. Mertz Library
    The New York Botanical Garden
    Bronx NY 10458-5126

A Visa may be possible for a qualified foreign national for the
length of the internship.  The New York Botanical Garden is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Deadline for receipt
of a complete application is being extended to Monday, October 8,
2001.  Notification of the successful applicant will be sent by
October 31, 2001.


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