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Internships at George Eastman House

From: Douglas Nishimura <dwnpph>
Date: Friday, October 11, 2002
Advanced Residency Program in Photograph Conservation
Mellon Program Cycle 3 applications
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

The George Eastman House and the Image Permanence Institute are
accepting applications for the third cycle of an advanced-level,
two-year residency in photograph conservation beginning September
2003. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with additional
support from the Getty Grant Program, the Advanced Residency Program
will draw upon the rich resources of George Eastman House, Image
Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology and other
area institutions, and will provide exceptional opportunities for
training and research at the highest level. A combination of lecture
and seminar instruction, laboratory experiments, advanced treatment
experience, and exposure to research techniques and methodologies is
intended to equip Fellows for positions of leadership in the field
of photograph conservation.

Fellowships to the Mellon Advanced Residency in Photograph
Conservation will be granted to six to eight persons for the
two-year cycle. Priority will be given to American residents, but
others may apply.

The fellowship includes a stipend of $34,479 plus benefits per year
for living expenses and supplies, $1,000 per year for research and
an additional $2,000 per year for program related travel.

Qualifications include a degree from a recognized American graduate
program in Art Conservation (or equivalent experience) and a
declared and demonstrated commitment to photograph conservation.
Conservation students in their third or fourth-year who are
committed to a career in photograph conservation will be considered
for admission pending completion of their degree.

Applications must be received by January 13, 2003. Admission
notifications will be mailed by April 1, 2003. Applications for the
Mellon Advanced Residency in Photograph Conservation should include:

    *   A curriculum vitae
    *   A statement of interests and career goals
    *   3 letters of recommendation
    *   A portfolio documenting treatment experience and evidence of

An interview will be required of qualifying applicants and may be
held by telephone or in person.

Interested individuals should contact the program Director for
additional information about the program's structure, content,
objectives and requisites.

Inquiries or complete applications should be sent directly to:

    Grant B. Romer
    Advanced Residency Program
    George Eastman House
    900 East Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14607
    585-271-3361 ext: 323
    romer [at] geh__org

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Received on Friday, 11 October, 2002

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