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Internship at New York Botanical Garden

From: Olga Marder <omarder>
Date: Monday, September 13, 2004
Kress Internship
The New York Botanical Garden

The LuEsther T. Mertz Library at The New York Botanical Garden
offers a six-month internship in paper conservation beginning
November 15, 2004.  This position, the Kress Foundation Internships
in Paper Conservation, will provide experience working with the
Library's Lord and 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 internship offers a stipend of $370.00 per week (28 hours
per week) and an allowance of $250.00 to be used during the period
of the internship for appropriate outside professional development.
On-site interview preferred.  Candidates should send a detailed
letter of application, a current resume, and three letters of
recommendation to:

    Olga Marder
    Conservation Librarian/Conservator
    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 Friday, October 1st, 2004. Notification
of the successful applicant will be sent by October 22, 2004.

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