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Internship at University of Kansas Libraries

From: Whitney Baker <wbaker<-at->
Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Conservation Summer Internship
University of Kansas Libraries
Lawrence, KS

40 hours per week; 8 week assignment (between May and September)


Deadline for application is February 27, 2013

Posting ID 2027

The University of Kansas is seeking applicants for its 2013 Summer
Conservation Internship. The successful applicant will have the
opportunity to undertake and complete a conservation project and
gain insight into the workings of a dynamic preservation department.
Conservation decision-making and documentation for library and
archival collections will be stressed. Summer projects include
humidification, flattening, and mending oversize architectural
drawings and surveying framed archival collections. Other small
projects may be added after agreement by the conservator and intern.
Focus will be on special collections and archival materials.

This summer internship is appropriate for pre-program, current
students, and recent graduates of conservation training programs and
their equivalents.

To apply, please submit the following items:

    Cover letter (including how the internship will help the
    applicant reach professional goals)

    Current resume, including list of conservation/preservation
    classes or completed training

    Contact information for two references (including phone and

    Two sample treatment or project reports (with images)

Applicants must have student or working visas if not U.S. citizens.

To apply, see


The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of
race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age,
ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation,
marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression
and genetic information in the University's programs and activities.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access
    1246 W. Campus Road
    Room 153A
    Lawrence, KS, 66045
    TTY: 785-864-6414, 711

Whitney Baker
Head, Conservation Services / Associate Librarian
University of Kansas Libraries
1425 Jayhawk Blvd., #135
Lawrence, KS 66045

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