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Internship at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

From: Gary Burger <gburger2<-a>
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Marshall Steel Post-Graduate Internship in Paintings/Painted Objects
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is seeking qualified candidates
for a post graduate internship in paintings/painted objects
conservation. Supported by the Marshall Steel Conservation
Internship Endowment, the internship offers a unique opportunity to
work as part of a team of conservators and historians on the
conservation of a rare, 1836 painted room that will be installed in
the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum when it reopens at its
new site in the fall of 2006.  The room with its many beautiful and
complex period faux finishes is presently undergoing an extensive
investigation and cleaning.  The individual sought for this position
should possess knowledge of contemporary cleaning systems, careful
hand skills and the ability to focus on treatment.  Experience in
cross-section analysis is also desired.

Candidates should be graduates of a recognized program in
conservation. Experience in research, treatment, documentation, and
microscopy is necessary.  In addition, candidates should have good
communication skills.

The internship is for one year and may begin immediately.  An
additional year may also be available.  Compensation is highly
competitive and is commensurate with education level.  The
internship includes a benefits package.

See complete job posting at Colonial Williamsburg website.  Please
apply online at <URL:>.
Questions: 757-220-7713 or contact ejoyner<-a t->cwf< . >org.  EOE. Successful
candidate must have a U.S.A. work visa.

Gary Burger
Director of Conservation

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:4
                  Distributed: Wednesday, July 6, 2005
                        Message Id: cdl-19-4-022
Received on Wednesday, 29 June, 2005

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