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Subject: Internship at Museum Conservation Institute

Internship at Museum Conservation Institute

From: Ann N'Gadi <ngadia>
Date: Monday, February 5, 2007
Summer 2007 Internship in Archaeological Conservation
Panama City, Panama

The Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute is offering a
short-term internship in archaeological conservation during summer
2007. It will be four to five weeks in duration, between early July
and mid August, based entirely in Panama City, Panama, as part of a
collaborative conservation and technical study of pre-Columbian
Panamanian gold and gilded artifacts. International travel expenses
and on-site living costs will be covered.

Applicants should currently be enrolled in or recently graduated
from recognized conservation training programs. Preference will be
given to an applicant who has training in objects conservation with
special emphasis on archaeological materials (especially metals).
Candidates must be fluent in English, both spoken and written.

Applications (in English), must include the following:

    A cover letter explaining the candidate's interests and intent
    in applying for the project

    Curriculum vitae, with basic biographical information and
    current and permanent addresses and telephone numbers

    Names and contact information for 2 references

The application must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2007.
Selected candidates will be interviewed by telephone, although MCI
visits are welcome. Notifications will be sent by April 15, 2007.

For more information, please contact

    Harriet F. (Rae) Beaubien
    (project PI; Conservation Projects Manager/Senior Objects
    beaubienh [at] si__edu

All applications should be sent to her attention electronically at
the following address:

    Museum Conservation Institute
    Smithsonian Institution
    Museum Support Center (MRC 534)
    4210 Silver Hill Road
    Suitland, MD 20746-2863

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:38
                Distributed: Wednesday, February 7, 2007
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Received on Monday, 5 February, 2007

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