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Internship at American Philosophical Society

From: Anne E. Downey <adowney<-at->
Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Willman Spawn Internship in Paper Conservation
American Philosophical Society Library

The Library of the American Philosophical Society (APS) is pleased
announce our annual competition for the Willman Spawn Internship in
Paper Conservation. The 11 month internship begins in September
2014.

The APS Library is a major national center for research in the
history of the sciences, medicine, and technology. With its roots
extending back to the founding of the Society in 1743, it houses
over 300,000 volumes and bound periodicals, eight million
manuscripts, and 100,000 images. The conservation lab is located in
the historic district of Center City Philadelphia.

Internship projects will include: conservation treatment of works on
paper, environmental monitoring, rehousing of manuscript materials,
and review of loan requests. Special interests or specific goals of
the intern are encouraged as part of the learning experience.

A $7,000.00 stipend is provided to assist with travel and research.

Please send a letter of intent, resume, and contact information for
3 references (not letters of recommendation, please) to

    Anne Downey
    Head of Conservation
    American Philosophical Society Library
    105 S. 5th St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19106

Non-US citizens must also provide documentation stating that the
applicant is authorized to accept employment in the United States.

Application deadline is January 13, 2014


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