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Internship at Iowa State University

From: Hilary Seo <hseo<-a>
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2008
Internship at Iowa State University

Iowa State University is accepting applications for the summer 2009
Lennox Foundation Preservation Internship.  This internship is
intended to give current graduate students and recent graduates of
preservation and/or conservation programs the opportunity to apply
their skills and knowledge of care and treatment of library and
archives materials in an academic library.  Interns will learn about
the overall functioning and organization of the Preservation
Department and will undertake and complete a project based on their
interests and skills, and the needs and capabilities of the
Department.

Eligibility and requirements:

    *   Applicants must currently be graduate students, in good
        standing, in a program of library and archives preservation
        administration or conservation; or a recent graduate (within
        the year) of such a program;

    *   Applicants must have completed at least four preservation or
        conservation courses before the anticipated start date of
        this internship;

    *   Applicants must commit to 8 consecutive weeks of full-time
        employment as interns;

    *   Internship must be completed between the months of May and
        September;

    *   At the end of the internship, the intern will be required to
        submit a final report or project;

    *   Applicants must have student or working visas if not U.S.
        citizens.

The summer 2009 internship provides a $3,000 stipend, travel
expenses to and from Ames, housing expenses up to $1,736, and
funding for professional development.

For more information see:

    <URL:http://www.lib.iastate.edu/narrative-main/4010/11041>

To apply for the Lennox Foundation Preservation Internship please
submit the following items: cover letter; current resume; contact
information for two professional references (include address, phone
number and e-mail address); statement of interest (include projects
of interest); graduate program description including requirements
and course descriptions (indicate the classes you have completed).

Submit these items to:

    Hilary T. Seo
    Lennox Foundation Preservation Internship
    Iowa State University
    441 Parks Library
    Ames, IA  50011-2140

Send electronic applications to:  hseo<-a t->iastate< . >edu
Deadline for application is November 11, 2008


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