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Internship at Trinity College, Dublin

From: Susan Bioletti <bioletts<-a>
Date: Friday, May 23, 2008
Internship in Conservation
The heritage Council of Ireland and
Trinity College Library, Dublin,

The Heritage Council of Ireland, in partnership with Trinity College
Library, is seeking to appoint an intern in conservation for the
forthcoming academic year (September / October 2008 - July / August
2009). The internship is part of the Heritage Council's commitment
to the promotion of best practice for conservation across Ireland.

The internship will focus primarily on the conservation of bound and
unbound parchment items from the manuscripts collection of Trinity
College Library, and will be undertaken in the Preservation and
Conservation Department of the Library
<URL:>. Projects will be
selected to provide a range of treatment options, including the
application of new emerging approaches to parchment conservation.
There will also be opportunities for the intern to contribute to the
broad range of conservation and preservation projects currently
underway in the department.

Candidates should be recent graduates of a recognised conservation
training programme (or have equivalent experience). The applicant
should be able to work with a degree of independence.

The internship will be subject to normal schedules of payments,
probationary period and leave agreements. The internship is for a
period of twelve months and will be funded at a rate of Euro30,000
(subject to PRSI and PAYE).

Deadline for applications is: 6 June 2008

All applications to be forwarded in Hard Copy in envelopes marked
Conservation Intern, to:

    Dr Hugh Maguire
    Museums and Archives
    The Heritage Council
    Aras na hOidhreachta
    Church Lane

Interviews may be scheduled in Dublin during the week beginning 16
June 2008

Susan Bioletti
Keeper of Preservation and Conservation
Trinity College Library
College St.
Dublin 2
+353 1 896 1149

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