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Internship at University of Kansas Libraries

From: Whitney Baker <wbaker<-at->
Date: Friday, February 24, 2012
Conservation Summer Internship
University of Kansas Libraries
Lawrence, KS

40 hours per week; 8 week assignment (between May and September,
2012)

$3000 stipend (taxable)
Deadline for application is March 16, 2012

The University of Kansas is seeking applicants for its 2012 Summer
Conservation Internship. The successful applicant will have the
opportunity to undertake and complete a conservation project and
gain insight into the workings of a dynamic preservation department.
Conservation decision-making and documentation for library and
archival collections will be stressed. While the specific project
will depend on the skills and interest of the successful applicant,
treatments may include surface cleaning, humidification and
flattening, mending and filling, book treatments, and custom housing
design. The focus will be on special collections materials.

Applicants should be current students or recent graduates of a book
or paper conservation training program, or an applicant with
equivalent experience.

To apply, please submit the following items:

    Cover letter (including how the internship will help the
    applicant reach professional goals)

    Current resume, including list of conservation/preservation
    classes or completed training

    Contact information for two references (including phone and
    email)

    Two sample treatment reports (with images)

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

To apply, see

    <URL:https://jobs.ku.edu>
    and reference position number 00007271.

The University of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. The University encourages applications from
underrepresented group members. Federal and state statutes prohibits
discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, and veteran status. In
addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis
of sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender
identity, and gender expression.

Whitney Baker
Head, Conservation Services
University of Kansas Libraries
Lawrence, KS 66045-7544
785-864-3568


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