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[BKARTS] 2008 Book and Paper Conservation Internship, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD



2008 Book and Paper Conservation Internship
The Preservation Department at Johns Hopkins University is now accepting applications for 2008 Ohrenschall Book and Paper Conservation Internship. The Internship is intended to provided recent graduates of conservation programs or bookbinding programs the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skill to the care and treatment of special collections and archival materials in an academic library. Interns will work closely with conservation staff on current projects, as well as work independently on projects specifically selected to enhance their training and education and matched to their skill level.
Eligibility and requirements.


Applicants must be recent graduates or currently enrolled at an advanced level in a recognized conservation/bookbinding program or an apprenticeship program or with 4 or more years of equivalent experience.

Applicants must be knowledgeable of conservation and preservation principles in the field.
Applicants must commit to four consecutive months of full time work or a schedule that is mutually acceptable.


Two Internships are available each year, one each semester (February to May and September to December). The Internship provides a stipend of $5,000 and includes an apartment across from campus. Summer internships are generally not provided, except by special arrangements with the Director of Preservation. Applications are received year round.
For more information see: http://www.library.jhu.edu/departments/preservation


To apply for the Ohrenschall Book and Paper Conservation Internship please submit the following:
a letter of application expressing why you are interested in this opportunity and your future goals contact information for two professional references (include address, phone, email) a resume indicating education (specify courses taken) and/or relevant experience or training a portfolio of sample work done


Applications and other documentation may be mailed to the attention of:
Sophia K. Jordan-Mowery
Joseph Ruzicka and Marie Ruzicka Feldman
Director of Library Preservation
Johns Hopkins University
Sheridan Libraries
Preservation Department
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Email applications should be sent to : sjordan@xxxxxxx

Deadline for Spring 2008 is December 20th, 2007.

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