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Subject: Internship at Canadian Centre for Architecture

Internship at Canadian Centre for Architecture

From: Karen Potje <kpotje>
Date: Thursday, October 3, 2002
Internship in Paper Conservation
The Canadian Centre for Architecture

The Conservation/Preservation Department of the Canadian Centre for
Architecture (CCA), a museum and study centre devoted to the art of
architecture and its history, is pleased to announce a twelve-month
paid internship in paper conservation funded (in part) by the Getty
Grant Program.

The successful candidate will:

    *   Examine, document, and carry out the intensive conservation
        treatment of a large collection of 19th-century
        architectural drawings, and will participate in a
        comparative technical examination of the materials and
        techniques of the drawings.

    *   Take responsibility for the loan or exhibition of a body of
        objects from the modern era, dealing not only with the
        conservation and preservation issues but also with all
        conservation administration procedures for the loan or

The successful candidate will also take part in the day-to-day
operations of the Conservation/ Preservation Department and will be
expected to participate in professional activities such as
conferences, workshops, and visits to other institutions.

Candidates will be considered who are recent graduates (maximum
three years since graduation) of a recognized training program.
Knowledge of both English and French are assets.  In accordance with
Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Applications for the internship, including a curriculum vitae, a
letter of application indicating applicant's interest and intent in
applying for the internship, and three letters of recommendation
from conservation professionals familiar with the applicant's work,
should be sent by November 9, 2002 to:

    Karen Potje
    Head, Conservation/Preservation Department
    Canadian Centre for Architecture
    1920 rue Baile
    Montreal, Quebec H3H 2S6
    514-939-7000, ext: 1236
    Fax: 514-939-7020
    kpotje [at] cca__qc__ca

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