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Internship at Johns Hopkins

From: Sophia Jordan <sjordan>
Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2007
2008 Book and Paper Conservation Internship
Johns Hopkins University

The Preservation Department at Johns Hopkins University is now
accepting applications for 2008 Ohrenschall Book and Paper
Conservation Internship.  The Internship is intended to provided
recent graduates of conservation programs or bookbinding programs
the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skill to the care and
treatment of special collections and archival materials in an
academic library.  Interns will work closely with conservation staff
on current projects, will also work independently on projects
specifically selected to enhance their training and education and
matched to their skill level.

Eligibility and Requirements

    Applicants must be recent graduates or currently enrolled at an
    advanced level in a recognized conservation/bookbinding program
    or an apprenticeship program or with 4 or more years of
    equivalent experience.

    Applicants must be knowledgeable of conservation and
    preservation principles in the field.

    Applicants must commit to four consecutive months of full time
    work or a schedule that is mutually acceptable.

Two Internships are available each year, one each semester (February
to May and September to December).  The Internship provides a
stipend of $5,000 and includes an apartment across from campus.
Summer internships are generally not provided, except by special
arrangements with the Director of Preservation.  Applications are
received year round.

For more information see


To apply for the Ohrenschall Book and Paper Conservation Internship
please submit the following:

    A letter of application expressing why you are interested in
    this opportunity and your future goals contact information for
    two professional references (include address, phone, email)

    A resume indicating education (specify courses taken) and/or
    relevant experience or training

    A portfolio of sample work done

Applications and other documentation may be mailed to the attention

    Sophia K. Jordan-Mowery
    Joseph Ruzicka and Marie Ruzicka Feldman
    Director of Library Preservation
    Johns Hopkins University
    Sheridan Libraries
    Preservation Department
    3400 N. Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21218

Email applications should be sent to sjordan [at] jhu__edu

Deadline for Spring 2008 is December 20, 2007.

Sonja K. Jordan-Mowery
Joseph Ruzicka and Marie Ruzicka Feldmann
Director of Library Preservation
The Sheridan Libraries
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218
Fax: 410-516-4355

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