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Internship at National Library of Ireland

From: Louise O'Connor <loconnor<-a>
Date: Friday, July 4, 2014
Conservation Internship
National Library of Ireland

The Heritage Council

    <URL:http://www.heritagecouncil.ie/museums-archive/heritage-council-initiatives/conservation-internship-programme>

and the National Library of Ireland are pleased to offer a
nine-month conservation internship.  The internship is part of the
Heritage Council's commitment to the promotion of best practice for
conservation in Ireland.  The intern will work alongside experienced
conservators in NLI's busy conservation studio.  The internship will
combine studio practice and research and will develop and broaden
the intern's knowledge and experience.  He/she will work on a
variety of collections from the manuscript, printed and visual
collections of the National Library of Ireland, as well as assisting
in the preparation and installation of exhibitions and loans.  The
intern will be encouraged to publish and present their work to
different audiences.

Requirements:

    Recent graduates of a recognized book and/or paper conservation
    training programme (2012-2014)

    Theoretical understanding and practical experience of
    conservation treatments (paper/book or parchment)

    Experience in surveying/ dealing with large collections

    Ability to work independently and part of a team

    Excellent written, verbal and IT communication skills

Stipend: Euro20,000 (subject to normal statutory deductions)

Interviews: Week of 11 August 2014

Proposed Start Date: Early Oct 2014

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms: Midnight 24
July 2014

Applications must be made on the official application form

    <URL:http://www.nli.ie/en/udlist/current-opportunities.aspx?article-8d0999-1af3-4874-8d85-66c3c04802c1>

Applicants should ensure that they are eligible to live and work in
Ireland.  Applications from non conservation graduates will not be
considered.  Applications will be acknowledged within 2 days of
receipt.  It is the responsibility of applicants to contact the HR
Unit if an acknowledgement has not been received within 2 days.

The National Library of Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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