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Internship at University of Edinburgh

From: Ruth Honeybone <ruth.honeybone<-a>
Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) has developed a programme
of internships to teach and extend core skills in the archive,
conservation and research disciplines.

Two internships are available in this round; both have a stipend

Archive internship: 10 weeks full-time with a stipend of UKP3000.
Conservation internship: 10 weeks full-time with a stipend of

This programme is designed for those who have recently completed (or
are close to the completion of) a relevant professional
qualification but are yet to gain paid or permanent employment in
the sector: the internships will offer the successful candidates
valuable work experience in their chosen career to enhance future
employability.  The interns will be well supported by CRC staff and
offered extensive opportunities to develop their skills.

The internships will be based within the Lothian Health Services
Archive (LHSA) team working on unique healthcare-related collections


The archive intern will focus on cataloguing the rich photographic
resources held by LHSA.  The conservation intern will work on a
number of tasks to offer a representative insight into the work of a
conservator in a university context including furthering the
preservation work to LHSA's extensive, historically-significant
folder-based case note collections.  Wider experience of working in
the archive and higher education sectors will also be offered.

To apply, provide the following:

    Your CV of no more than 2 sides of A4 (to include contact
    details, information on your qualifications and any previous
    voluntary or work experience, and contact details for two

    A supporting statement of 500 - 1000 words detailing why you are
    interested in the internship and describing how participation in
    the programme would benefit your future career,

    Confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK.  This
    should take the form of a written statement in either your CV or
    supporting statement.

Please note that applications without 1 - 3 above will not be

Applications may be sent via email or post to

    Serena Fredrick
    Centre for Research Collections
    Edinburgh University Library
    30 George Square
    Edinburgh EH8 9LJ
    serena.fredrick<-a t->ed< . >ac< . >uk

Applicants will be shortlisted and selection will be based on a
subsequent, informal, interview at the CRC.  Please note that
expenses to attend the informal interview will not be paid.

Closing date for applications: 10 September 2014
Informal interview date: 23 September 2014
Proposed start date: 6 October 2014

For further information please contact Serena or Ruth Honeybone on
ruth.honeybone<-a t->ed< . >ac< . >uk

Ruth Honeybone ACR
Lothian Health Services Archive
Centre for Research Collections
Edinburgh University Main Library
30 George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ
+44 131 6503418

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:12
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Received on Tuesday, 19 August, 2014

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