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Internship at National Library of Ireland

From: Louise O'Connor <loconnor<-at->
Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2012
9 month conservation  internship
National Library of Ireland

The Heritage Council and the National Library of Ireland are pleased
to offer a nine-month conservation internship. The internship is
part of the Heritage Council's commitment to the promotion of best
practice for conservation in Ireland. The internship will combine
studio practice and research and will develop and broaden the
intern's knowledge and experience. The intern will work alongside
experienced conservators in NLI's busy conservation studio. The
internship will include work on a variety of collections from the
manuscript, printed and visual collections of the National Library
of Ireland, as well as assisting in the preparation and installation
of exhibitions and loans. The intern will be encouraged to publish
and present their work for different audiences.


    Recent graduates of a recognized and relevant conservation
    training programme (not more than 2 years post qualification)

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Experience in surveying/ dealing with large collections
    Ability to work independently and part of a team
    Interest in learning new skills and engaging in new challenges

    Good IT skills, including database and image manipulation

Stipend: Euro20,000 (subject to normal statutory deductions)

Interviews: Week of 10 September 2012

Proposed Start Date: 1 November 2012

Applicants should ensure that they are eligible to live and work in
Ireland. Applications for positions must be made on the official NLI
application form and may be emailed to hr<-at->nli<.>ie or posted to the

    Human Resources Unit
    National Library of Ireland
    4 Kildare St
    Dublin 2

Form available:


Deadline for application- 5pm, Friday 10 August 2012

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