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Internships at National Air and Space Museum

From: Lauren Horelick <horelickl<-at->
Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013
Smithsonian Institution
National Air and Space Museum
2014 Summer Internships

The Conservation Unit at the National Air and Space Museum is
offering two summer internships for 2014. The internships will be
conducted at the Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory at the Udvar
Hazy Center, located in Chantilly, VA. Two, 10-week positions are
available for students currently enrolled in a recognized
conservation training programs. The interns will assist the NASM
conservation unit in a variety of tasks and projects throughout the
summer including photo-documentation, condition examinations,
surveys, gallery installations and treatment of complex, composite
objects. The interns will have access to a variety of analytical
equipment, including a portable FTIR, portable XRF, Hirox 3-D
digital microscope, stereo-microscopes, and potential access to
equipment available at the Museum Conservation Institute.

Interns are encouraged to devise their own research proposal aligned
with NASM's collections or to assist with ongoing research projects.
Please contact NASM conservation (contacts below) prior to applying,
to obtain a list of on-going research priorities or to submit a
proposal.

Summer 2014- Specific dates to be determined

Funded amount: $5,500.00 available for each intern

Deadline for application: February 15, 2014

Procedure for application: All applications must be submitted
on-line through the Smithsonian's SOLAA web-site

    <URL:https://solaa.si.edu/solaa/SOLAAHome.html>

After creating a username, find the link to "Internships" and use
the drop down menu for the Air and Space Museum (NASM) for further
information about applying. To ensure proper processing of your
application, please notify either Lauren Horelick horelickl<-at->si<.>edu>
or Lisa Young <youngla<-at->si<.>edu> when you have completed your
application. Feel free to inquire for additional information
pertaining to projects in the conservation laboratory at NASM.

Questions: Application questions should be directed to Myra
Banks-Scott <banksscottm<-at->si<.>edu>


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