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Internship at Missouri Historical Society

From: Linda Landry <lll>
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2003
Summer Conservation Internship
Missouri Historical Society,
St. Louis, MO

The Missouri Historical Society <URL:http://www.mohistory.org> is
seeking applications from graduate-level conservation students for a
summer conservation internship in the Department of Conservation.
The internship period can span a minimum of eight (8) weeks up to a
maximum of twelve (12) weeks. Starting stipend is $3,800 for eight
weeks.   The conservation intern will assist the General Objects
Conservator in preparing a range of objects for upcoming
exhibitions, including; "Lewis and Clark: The National Bicentennial
Exhibition," and a centennial exhibition on the 1904 World's Fair.

Conservation projects will include detailed conservation survey of
objects slated for display, preparing exhibit recommendations,
conducting conservation treatments, and all related work associated
with the treatment process.  Assistance in the monitoring and
maintenance of exhibit gallery spaces (24,000 square feet) and
storerooms within the museum facilities will also be expected.

The internship is open to students who have elected a specialization
in general objects or ethnographic conservation.  This is a perfect
opportunity for conservation students to gain practical experience
in a fast-paced and intense history museum setting.  First available
start date is June 11, 2003.  Start and completion dates are
flexible.

For further information, please contact

    Linda Landry
    Objects Conservator and Head of Collections
    314-746-4543
    conserve [at] mohistory__org

Please mail letters of interest, resume, and three references to

    Linda Landry
    Missouri Historical Society
    PO Box 11940
    St. Louis MO 63112-0040


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