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Subject: Internship at American Museum of Natural History

Internship at American Museum of Natural History

From: Lisa Kronthal <kronth>
Date: Friday, November 14, 2003
Summer Internship
American Museum of Natural History
Natural Sciences Conservation

The Natural Sciences Conservation Laboratory of the American Museum
of Natural History is offering a 10 week summer internship for a
graduate or advanced level student in conservation or a related
field.  The internship will focus on the conservation and
preservation of natural science specimens and will involve the
student in all current lab activities.  Such activities include:
applying a risk assessment model to the scientific collections,
researching the long term stability of current specimen preparation
techniques, developing new approaches to specimen preparation,
treating special collections, and developing standards for the long
term preservation of scientific collections.  Specific interests of
the selected applicant can also be accommodated.

A stipend will be provided as support over the 10 week period.  Any
interested parties should send a CV and cover letter to:

    Lisa Kronthal
    Conservator of Natural Sciences Collections
    Office of the Associate Dean of Science for Collections
    American Museum of Natural History
    79th Street at Central Park West
    New York New York 10024

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