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Internships at Museum Conservation Institute

From: Ann N'Gadi <ngadia<-at->
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013
2014 Summer Internships at the Museum Conservation Institute

The Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is offering
short-term opportunities to work on research and conservation
projects with staff members. The internships are intended mainly for
the summer of 2014, but consideration will be given to projects at
other times during the year.  Preference will be given to applicants
currently enrolled in conservation training programs or graduate
students in related subjects. A stipend may be offered for a period
of up to 10 weeks. Projects will be supervised by the following
staff members, whom applicants are urged to contact in advance of
application:

    Mary Ballard
    Senior Textiles Conservator
    301-238-1210
    ballardm<-at->si<.>edu

    A. Elena Charola
    Research Scientist (biodeterioration, stone)
    301-238-1213
    charolaa<-at->si<.>edu

    Paula DePriest
    Deputy Director (biodeterioration)
    301-238-1206
    depriestp<-at->si<.>edu

    Jennifer Giaccai
    Conservation Scientist
    301-238-1211
    giaccaij<-at->si<.>edu

    Carol Grissom
    Senior Objects Conservator
    301-238-1236
    grissomc<-at->si<.>edu

    Robert Koestler
    Director (biodeterioration)
    301-238-1205
    koestlerr<-at->si<.>edu

    Nicole Little
    Physical Scientist (ICP-MS, XRD, SEM-EDS)
    301-238-1243
    littlen<-at->si<.>edu

    Odile Madden
    Research Scientist (modern materials
    plastic
    Raman spectroscopy)
    301-238-1257
    maddeno<-at->si<.>edu

    Mehdi Moini
    Senior Research Scientist (mass spectrometry/ proteomics,
    biological clocks)
    301-238-1238
    moinim<-at->si<.>edu

    Hanna Szczepanowska
    Research Conservator (museum environments)
    301-238-1232
    szczepanowskah<-at->si<.>edu

    Jia-Sun Tsang
    Senior Paintings Conservator (modern and contemporary art)
    301-238-1231
    tsangj<-at->si<.>edu

    Ed Vicenzi
    Research Scientist (spectroscopic imaging/microscopy)
    301-238-1215
    vicenzie<-at->si<.>edu

    Melvin Wachowiak
    Senior Conservator (advanced imaging, 3D scanning, and wooden
    artifacts)
    301-238-1218
    wachowiakm<-at->si<.>edu

    E. Keats Webb
    Digital Imaging Specialist (advanced imaging)
    301-238-1212
    webbekeats<-at->si<.>edu

Applications for 2014 summer internships must be made on line at

    <URL:http://www.si.edu/OFI/Apply>

by February 25, 2014; select the option for the MCI Internship
Program.  Undergraduates may also make application for a different
program, the MCI Analytical Studies Group (NSF REU) Internship
Program, which features archaeological and museum conservation
science (see separate announcement at

    <URL:http://www.si.edu/mci/english/professional_development/fellowships_internships.html>

Selected candidates will be interviewed by telephone, although MCI
visits are welcome.

Information is also posted at

    <URL:http://www.si.edu/mci/english/professional_development/2014ResearchInternships.html>


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