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Internship at University of Kansas Libraries

From: Whitney Baker <wbaker<-a>
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Conservation Summer Internship
University of Kansas Libraries
Lawrence, KS

40 hours per week; 8 week assignment (between May - September, 2014)


Deadline for application is February 28, 2014

The University of Kansas is seeking applicants for its 2014 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. The main summer project will
focus on treatment of paper-based material from the World War I era.
Other small projects may be added after agreement by the conservator
and intern. Focus will be on special collections and archival

This summer internship is appropriate for highly motivated
pre-program students with treatment experience, current students,
and recent graduates of conservation training programs and their

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


For information about past internships at the University of Kansas
Libraries see:


The University of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. The University encourages applications from
underrepresented group members. Federal and state statutes prohibits
discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, and veteran status. In
addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis
of sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender
identity, and gender expression.

Whitney Baker
Head, Conservation Services
University of Kansas Libraries
Lawrence, KS 66045-7544

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