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Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in Objects Conservation, National Museum of American History, <p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1">The National Museum of American History (NMAH) is pleased to offer a one-year Kress Conservation Fellowship in Objects Conservation beginning in the fall of 2018. The fellowship’s focus will be to examine, research, document, treat, and rehouse, a select number of objects from the NMAH Early Sound Collection. </span></span></p>527
FAIC/Kress Foundation funded Fellowship in Objects Conservation at Shelburne Museum<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>Shelburne Museum is offering a 1-year post-graduate fellowship in objects conservation focused on two areas: conservation treatment of American folk art made of painted wood and a condition survey of a small collection of music boxes.</p>512
The Ringling Summer Internship Program 2018<p>The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, will be offering paid internships for ten weeks from June 4 – August 9, 2018. The Ringling is the State Art Museum of Florida and a part of Florida State University. It consists of art and circus museums, as well as a historic mansion and theater, all on a 66-acre site overlooking Sarasota Bay.</p><p>Summer internships combine practical, hands-on experience working on a project for a specific department with exposure to all aspects of The Ringling’s operation.</p><p>Additional information and application materials may be found on the Museum’s website at <a href="" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl=""></a>.</p>480
Paid Summer Internship with a research focus on plastics: May 16-August 16<p><strong>Paid Summer Internship with a research focus on plastics:  </strong><strong>May 16-August 16</strong></p><p><strong><strong>Project Location: Harvard University Collection of Scientific Instruments, Cambridge, MA</strong></strong></p><p>CHSI has collection of photographic objects and other plastics, including early rubber, Bakelite, polyvinyl chloride, possible polyethylene terephthalate, and rigid plastics.  The summer intern will work on dusting the entire collection with the conservation team, but have a specialized focus working with the Lead Conservator on plastics in the collection, including identifying, determining best methods for storage, and whether original packing materials and boxes should be stored separately from the objects.  There is also a grouping of Polaroid cameras (the Polaroid Company's Archives are at the Baker Library at the Harvard Business School).</p><p><strong>Pay:</strong><strong>  </strong>Stipend of $6,000.00 (taxable).</p><p> </p>461
Five graduate internship opportunities for summer 2018 at The Henry Ford<p>The Henry Ford’s Simmons Internship Program is designed for current graduate students pursuing careers in museums, historical agencies, conservation labs, or related fields. This internship provides participants with an opportunity to gain in-depth work experience in a major American history museum.<br></p><div><span style="font-size:13px;">Simmons interns are awarded stipends for a minimum 12-week full time internship. Starting and</span></div><div><span style="font-size:13px;">ending dates for individual internships are negotiable. The Simmons Internship Program is funded by</span></div><div><span style="font-size:13px;">the Vera W. and Walter E. Simmons Endowment Fund.</span></div><p><br></p>459
Summer 2018 Internship Opportunity at the Saint Louis Art Museum<p>​The Saint Louis Art Museum is pleased to offer two 10-week summer internships for current conservation graduate students. The main focus of the internship is the completion of conservation treatment of several panels of late 18th -century Arthur & Robert wallpaper for installation in the museum’s Decorative Art galleries. The wallpaper, block-printed and stenciled gouache on paper, was consolidated, lined, and mounted onto solid panels in the late 1990’s and requires filling and extensive inpainting. The internships are part of a multi-year initiative to complete the treatment of 24 wallpaper panels of varying size. While the primary focus will be the wallpaper treatment, the internship will be supplemented with loan examinations and condition reports, preventative maintenance, documentation, and other routine departmental activities. </p>437
Brooklyn Museum - Objects Conservation internship<p>Project will be to work with archaeological stone sculpture from Egypt and the Middle East for upcoming exhibitions.  Project will require the interns to perform complete documentation including photographic processes such as RTI and MBI. Interns will be able to work  collaboratively in a team environment.<br></p><p>WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.<br></p><p>STIPEND: $5,000.00<br></p><p>TO APPLY:   Email Lisa Bruno, Carol Lee Shen Chief Conservator  </p><p>               .</p><p> </p>436
Summer Internship for Undergraduates at the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC<p>​The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), the only US Museum dedicated exclusively to the exhibition and preservation of Africa’s traditional and contemporary arts, is pleased to announce a paid summer internship in the conservation department.  A conservator’s work is focused on the preservation of collections and this may include documentation, treatment and research.  Conservators have academic backgrounds in the arts, sciences or social sciences and attain a profession graduate degree in conservation.  For more information about the field see:  <a href="" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl=""></a></p>398
The Ringling Summer Internship Program 2018<p>Summer internships at the Ringling combine practical, hands-on experience working on a project for a specific department with exposure to all aspects of the Museum’s operation.</p><p> </p><p>The internships are in the following departments:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Admissions</strong></p><p><strong>Archives</strong></p><p><strong>Conservation</strong></p><p><strong>Curatorial</strong></p><p><strong>Education</strong></p><p><strong>Grounds</strong></p><p> </p><p>Interns earn $11.50 per hour (less taxes) and are paid bi-weekly. Interns are responsible for their own housing (the Museum will assist with locating nearby rentals).</p><p>International applicants must have a current US Visa and be eligible to work in the US.  The positions require fingerprinting.  The Museum encourages students from all backgrounds to apply and is committed to a culturally diverse group.</p><p>The application deadline is February 15, 2018</p>397

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