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Internship at the Gladys Brooks Book and Paper Conservation Laboratory

The New York Academy of Medicine Library is pleased to announce an advanced
internship in book conservation for the year 2000. The internship, designed
to refine skills in book conservation, will last 2 - 3 months. The
commencement of the internship will be after June 1 (the exact dates will
be arranged between conservation staff and the successful candidate.)

The intern will work under the supervision of the conservation staff of the
library. An appropriate project will be  designed to further the intern's
knowledge of conservation in a library setting. The internship is open to
graduates of, or students in, recognized conservation programs, or people
with equivalent training and experience. A personal interview is required,
and candidates should present a portfolio of completed bindings or

The internship carries a stipend of $4,250.

To apply, please send the following materials to the address below:

1) A detailed letter of interest and intent.

2) An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, including education and work experience.

3) Three letters of recommendation from professional contacts.

4) Proof of student or working visa, if applicant is not a U.S. citizen.

Please note that NYAM cannot provide housing, health insurance or visa
support for the intern.


Elaine R. Schlefer, Preservation Administrator
Gladys Brooks Book and Paper Conservation Laboratory
New York Academy of Medicine Library
1216 Fifth Avenue, Room 550
New York, NY 10029
Telephone: (212) 822-7363
FAX: 212-423-0266
E-mail: eschlefer@nyam.org

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