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Position at National Library of Ireland

From: Elizabeth M. Kirwan <emkirwan<-a>
Date: Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Internship in Conservation
The National Library of Ireland

The Heritage Council of Ireland and and the National Library of
Ireland <URL:> are pleased to offer a one-year
internship in Paper conservation. The internship, in Dublin, will
begin in October 2008. This internship complements existing
internships part funded by the Heritage Council as part of its
promotion of conservation standards across Ireland.

The successful candidate will work in the Library's Conservation
Department and will have an opportunity to work with a number of
Conservators with expertise in Paper conservation. There will also
be opportunities for the intern to experience the broad range of
conservation and preservation projects currently underway in the

The internship will focus on the conservation of the unique Bog
Commission maps (1810-1814) and other objects identified for
inclusion in a major exhibition opening in 2009.  The Intern will be
expected to research aspects of the examination and treatment of
these varied objects, and to contribute to the treatment decision
making. An internship report will be supplied by the candidate, for
in-house publication, towards the end of the twelve months.

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

Stipend: Euro30,000 per year (subject to normal PRSI and PAYE

For more details on the internship contact:

    Dr. Hugh Maguire
    The Heritage Council of Ireland
    auras na hOidhreachta
    Kilkenny, Ireland
    +353 56 777 0777
    hugh<-a t->heritagecouncil< . >com

Deadline for receipt of completed applications is: 25 July 2008

Interviews will take place in Dublin the week beginning 11 August

Elizabeth M. Kirwan,
Assistant Keeper
Outreach, and Preservation
The National Library of Ireland
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
+353 1 6030316

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