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Internships at UCLA

From: Kristen St. John <kstjohn<-at->
Date: Monday, March 19, 2012
Internship
UCLA Library

The UCLA Library Preservation Department is offering a conservation
pre-program internship for qualified students who are applying for
Masters-level training in conservation. This internship will provide
experience to pre-program students or individuals currently in
graduate level conservation programs in conservation decision
making, treatment and documentation for library and archival
collections. The conservation intern will work under the supervision
of the collections conservator to perform repair or make enclosures
for materials selected from the collections. Relevant literature
will be reviewed prior to conservation treatment and all projects
will be documented.

Application deadline is April 13, 2012

The UCLA Library Preservation Department supports the Library's
mission to develop, organize, and preserve collections for optimal
use. The Preservation Department provides stewardship for the
intellectual record in the formats required by contemporary scholars
and ensures the safekeeping of the artifacts that are entrusted to
the UCLA Library. The Preservation Department includes the Library
Conservation Center (LCC), a state-of-the-art conservation lab that
provides conservation services collections in all units of the UCLA
Library. The LCC is guided by the best current practices of the book
and paper conservation field and the Code of Ethics of the American
Institute for the Conservation of Artistic and Historic works.

For examples of preservation department activities, visit:

    <URL:http://blogs.library.ucla.edu/preservation>

These internships are 75% FTE (30 hours/week) for an eight week
period, with a flexible start date.

Please submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and contact
information for three professional references.

Application deadline is April 13, 2012

The UCLA Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action/ADA-compliant employer. Under federal law, the University of
California may employ only individuals who are legally authorized to
work in the United States as established by providing documents
specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Kristen St. John
Collections Conservator
UCLA Library Conservation Center
Box 957230, 11000 Kinross Ave., #126
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7230
310-794-1566
Fax: 310-794-5303


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