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Subject: Internship at McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Internship at McMichael Canadian Art Collection

From: Alison Douglas <alisondouglas<-a>
Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Conservation Intern
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J 1C0

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection <URL:>
is recruiting for a Conservation Intern for 7 July 2014 - 31 March
2015; Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.

Rate of pay: $20.00/hour

The main objective of the Conservation Intern is to work on the
newly acquired Lismer Estate Collection / Archive.  This will
involve the sorting, condition assessment, documentation/photography
and object appropriate housing for long term storage of various
objects (mostly paper based) numbering over 2300.

The successful candidate will be a post graduate of a recognized
Conservation or Museum / Collections Studies Program with a
specialization in Paper Objects and a minimum of 2 years related
work experience.  Art handling experience is a must and knowledge of
Canadian art (in particular the Group of Seven) an asset.  A high
level of computer, organizational and writing skills is also

All Lismer Estate Collection Project activities will take place at
the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario in the
Collections Department and under the supervision of the McMichael
conservator, Alison Douglas.

Familiarity with MS Word, Office and Excel are required.  Experience
with Photoshop or other image software an asset.  This 8 month
internship will be open to all qualified applicants.

Interested candidates must apply on-line with Young Canada Works
(YCW) on their website


Browse under their job listings and search under the program of
Building Careers in Heritage under the city of Kleinburg.  You must
register or sign in with YCW to apply.

All applicants will be then required to forward, by June 18, 2014,
their resume with a covering letter to

    Jenny Donnell
    Human Resources
    hr<-a t->mcmichael< . >com

Be prepared with 2 professional references if requested.  Interviews
will follow at the end of June 2014.

We thank all candidates for their application; only those selected
for an interview will be contacted.

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection will accommodate individuals
with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment process.

Alison Douglas
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
905-893-1121 ext 2272

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:1
                   Distributed: Friday, June 6, 2014
                        Message Id: cdl-28-1-021
Received on Wednesday, 28 May, 2014

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