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Internships at Buffalo Bill Historical Center

From: Beverly Perkins <beverlyp<-at->
Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013
Summer 2013 Advanced Internship Buffalo Bill Historical Center
Analysis of United States Peace Medals

Summer Internship Program - 2013
Conservation Training Center
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

The Buffalo Bill Historical Center's Conservation Training Center is
offering one paid advanced internship for summer study in the
following area: Objects Conservation: Analysis of United States
Peace Medals and treatment of Plains Indian collections.

Description:  The Buffalo Bill Historical Center provides funding
for payment of $10.00 per hour for this conservation intern

Conservation Projects: The main focus of this project is the study
and analysis of United States Peace Medals in the Plains Indian
Museum collection of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.  Projects
will be tailored to the intern's skill level to enable the student
to gain experience with conservation procedures in a large museum
setting. Interns will function as members of the conservation staff.
Interns also complete: object examinations, documentation, treatment
proposals, conservation treatments, and conservation reports.

Term:  The internship will run for eight weeks from a date to be
determined by agreement between the student, and the Director of

Eligibility: The qualified intern will have completed at least one
year of a master's program in conservation and be headed towards a
major in objects conservation and must successfully complete the
museum's employment application and background check performed by
the BBHC's Human Resources Department.

Application Procedure:  Interested candidates should submit the
following materials in English: curriculum vitae, a letter of

interest in the particular project and two supporting letters from
conservation/university professionals or teachers familiar with the
student's work.

Materials should be postmarked no later than March 1, 2013 and sent
via post or email to:

    Beverly Perkins
    Chief Conservator, BBHC
    720 Sheridan Ave.
    Cody WY 82414

The decision for the summer of 2013 will be made by March 15, 2013.

Successful applicants will be notified by telephone and mail.

Information about the Buffalo Bill Historical Center is located at


and information about Cody, Wyoming is located at


For more information about the internships please contact

    Beverly Perkins

Beverly Perkins, MA, MS CAS
Chief Conservator
Buffalo Bill Historical Center
720 Sheridan Ave.
Cody, WY 82414

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