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Internship at Colonial Williamsburg

From: David Harvey <dharvey>
Date: Friday, June 19, 1998
Conservation Intern B (pre-program training)
Position # 237605

Colonial Williamsburg is seeking applicants for the position
Conservation Intern B (pre-program training).  This is a temporary
regular full-time position for the duration of one year starting in
late July, 1998.  Renewal of the position for the following year is
possible.  The hiring rate is $7.00 / hr. at 37.5 hours. per week.
Colonial Williamsburg also offers a competitive benefits package for
this position.  We will be accepting applications through the end of
the business day, July 17, 1998.

The conservation intern B will work under the supervising
conservator to clean, maintain, and monitor artifacts in assigned
exhibition areas.  They will assist in carrying out artifact
examinations, preparing treatment proposals, conducting conservation
treatments, and preparing associated documentation (photography,
reports, etc.).  They will conduct research and receive training as
deemed appropriate by the supervising conservator.

Minimum qualifications include:

    *   knowledge and experience working with decorative arts
        objects
    *   manual dexterity to handle collections
    *   good oral and written communication skills
    *   computer experience
    *   experience in object research and examination

All of the above requirements are generally gained through a
four-year degree in decorative arts, studio art, fine art, or a
related area.

Persons with a related four-year degree who intend to pursue a
career in conservation are strongly encouraged to apply.

Colonial Williamsburg is an EEO/AA employer.  Applicants must have
proof of American Citizenship and/or official INS documentation of
work eligibility (green card status).

To get an Colonial Williamsburg Foundation job application call
1-757-220-7660 or you can go to the Colonial Williamsburg web site
at: <URL:http://www.history.org> Follow the link to "About CWF" and
follow this to the "employment opportunities" page.  Read this page
carefully and then you can download the application (PDF format).

Submit a letter of interest with the completed application and
resume.  Include dates of availability and contact information for 3
work or academic references. Return the completed application
package to:

    Mr. Ed Joyner, Human Resources
    The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
    P.O. Box 1776
    Williamsburg, Virginia  23187-1776
    +1 757 220 7043
    Fax: +1 757 220 7259
    ejoyner [at] cwf__org

David Harvey
Associate Conservator,
Metals & Arms
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
P.O. Box 1776
Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-1776  USA
757-220-7039

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