Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Conservation Summer Internship, University of Kansas Libraries

Conservation Summer Internship, University of Kansas Libraries, Lawrence, KS 40 hours per week; 8 week assignment (between May and September) $12.50/hour Deadline for application is February 27, 2013 The University of Kansas is seeking applicants for its 2013 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. Summer projects include humidification, flattening, and mending oversize architectural drawings and surveying framed archival collections. Other small projects may be added after agreement by the conservator and intern. Focus will be on special collections and archival materials. This summer internship is appropriate for pre-program, current students, and recent graduates of conservation training programs and their equivalents. To apply, please submit the following items: 1. Cover letter (including how the internship will help the applicant reach professional goals) 2. Current resume, including list of conservation/preservation classes or completed training 3. Contact information for two references (including phone and email) 4. Two sample treatment or project reports (with images) Applicants must have student or working visas if not U.S. citizens. To apply, see (Posting ID 2027) The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.