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Internships at Museum Conservation Institute

From: Ann N'Gadi <ngadia<-a>
Date: Monday, February 11, 2008
2008 Internships for Research Projects at the Museum Conservation

The Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute is offering
short-term opportunities to work on research projects with staff
members. Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled
in conservation training programs or graduate students in related
subjects. Stipends will be offered for a period of up to 10 weeks.
The internships are intended mainly for the summer of 2008, but
consideration will be given to projects at other times during the

Projects will be supervised by the following staff members, whom
applicants are strongly urged to contact in advance of application:

    Mary Ballard
    Senior Textiles Conservator
    ballardm<-a t->si< . >edu

    Harriet F. (Rae) Beaubien
    Senior Objects Conservator
    beaubienh<-a t->si< . >edu

    Paula DePriest
    Deputy Director (biodeterioration studies)
    depriestp<-a t->si< . >edu

    Carol Grissom
    Senior Objects Conservator
    grissomc<-a t->si< . >edu

    Robert Koestler
    Director (biodeterioration studies)
    kkoestlerR<-a t->si< . >edu

    Marion Mecklenburg
    Senior Research Scientist
    mecklenburgm<-a t->si< . >edu

    Jeff Speakman
    Head of Technical Studies
    speakmanj<-a t->si< . >edu

    Jia-Sun Tsang
    Senior Paintings Conservator (modern materials)
    tsangj<-a t->si< . >edu

    Melvin Wachowiak
    Senior Conservator (coatings, wooden objects)
    wachowiakm<-a t->si< . >edu

    Donald Williams
    Senior Furniture Conservator
    williamsd<-a t->si< . >edu

Applications 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 two references

All applications should be sent to the staff member with whom the
candidate wishes to work, either electronically or at the following

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

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, 2008.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:42
                Distributed: Tuesday, February 12, 2008
                       Message Id: cdl-21-42-010
Received on Monday, 11 February, 2008

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