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The Toledo Museum of Art- Paid Summer internship <p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The Toledo Museum of Art is pleased to announce a 10-week paid summer internship in Objects Conservation with a focus on outdoor sculpture June-August, exact start and end date(s) flexible.  A stipend of $487/week (37.5 hours/week) is available to cover travel, food and lodging. </p>482
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="https://www.ringling.org/internships-fellowships" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=https://www.ringling.org/internships-fellowships&source=gmail&ust=1518107643935000&usg=AFQjCNEvapQcuuvarbeb5uvugVxbuVHz1Q">https://www.ringling.org/internships-fellowships</a>.</p>480
University of VA - Pre-program internship summer 2018<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The University of Virginia Library is pleased to offer the opportunity of a six-week internship for the summer of 2018 in their Preservation Services Department, working with the two Book Conservators on staff.  </p>478
Joint Paper Conservation Internship: Rakow Research Library & West Lake Conservators <p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The Rakow Research Library at The Corning Museum of Glass and West Lake Conservators are excited to offer two positions for joint internships in the field of paper and photograph conservation. </p>477
Mellon Fellow in the Conservation of Paintings - Balboa Art Conservation Center<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC), an active regional conservation center located in San Diego, CA, is offering a one-year post graduate Mellon Fellowship in the conservation of paintings.  Fellows will work with a wide variety of collection types performing conservation services in examination, treatment, analysis, and on-site surveys. BACC's Painting Conservation department is currently staffed by a Chief Conservator and two Assistant Conservators with part-time support of a conservation technician. </p>476
The David Booth Fellowship in Sculpture Conservation (September 2018 – August 2020)<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The David Booth Conservation Department at The Museum of Modern Art is pleased to offer a two-year fellowship in sculpture conservation, starting September 2018. The fellowship provides an opportunity to acquire comprehensive training in sculpture and objects preservation, conservation, and restoration in a museum setting. Working as part of the sculpture and objects conservation team, the fellow will assist conservators with all facets of the preservation, conservation, and restoration of three-dimensional sculptures and objects, including acquisition, exhibition, treatment, collection care, and research, related to sculpture and objects conservation. Fellowship activities will involve collaboration with Museum departments, including curatorial, Exhibition Design and Production, Exhibition Planning and Administration, Information Technology, and Collection Management and Exhibition Registration. Besides developing and refining advanced techniques in sculpture conservation, the fellow will have the opportunity to collaborate with MoMA’s conservation scientists; to develop and carry out research projects; and to have their work disseminated or published through blogs, conferences, and peer-reviewed journals. </p>463
The David Booth Fellowship in Painting Conservation <p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The David Booth Conservation Department at The Museum of Modern Art is pleased to offer a two-year fellowship in painting conservation, starting September 2018. The fellowship provides an opportunity to acquire comprehensive training in paintings preservation, conservation, and restoration in a museum setting. Working as part of the paintings conservation team, the fellow will assist conservators with all facets of the preservation, conservation, and restoration of paintings, including acquisition, exhibition, treatment, collection care, and research. Fellowship activities will involve collaboration with Museum departments, including curatorial, Exhibition Design and Production, Exhibition Planning and Administration, Information Technology, and Collection Management and Exhibition Registration. Besides developing and refining advanced techniques in paintings conservation, the fellow will have the opportunity to collaborate with MoMA’s conservation scientists; to develop and carry out research projects; and have their disseminated or published through blogs, conferences, and peer-reviewed journals. </p>462
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 Objects Conservation Internship (Paid)<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The Preservation Society of Newport County is offering a 9 week summer internship in their Conservation Department. The intern will be working as part of a team of professionals conducting surveys in the various houses assessing display and storage issues, the condition of room ensembles and damages to objects, as well as the condition of specific material groups. Under supervision the intern has the opportunity to work on a nineteenth-century gilded console table from Rosecliff. Treatment will include: cleaning of the overall surface, consolidation of gilding layers, removal of bronze overpaint, and inpainting.</p>454
Paid pre-program internship in Conservation - Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art is the only facility in the United States dedicated exclusively to the exhibition and preservation of Africa's traditional and contemporary arts.  With generous funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the NMAfA is offering a paid pre-program internship for individuals preparing to apply to a graduate-level training program in art conservation.  As part of an initiative to promote diversity in the field and conservation training, the program will offer the opportunity to gain broad experience in multiple specialties, which may include objects, textiles, paper or paintings. </p>441
Fashion Archives Internship - Maryland HIstorical Society<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The Maryland Historical Society is pleased to offer a few summer positions to successful pre-program applicants for its Fashion Archives Internship Program.  <span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>This program focuses on the documentation, conservation, re-housing, and promotion of the extensive fashion collection at the Maryland Historical Society.</p>439
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>                        lisa.bruno@brooklynmuseum.org .</p><p> </p>436
ummer or 3rd year objects internship opportunity at the Saint Louis Art Museum<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The institution's encyclopedic collection provides students the opportunity to see and work with outstanding examples of art from a variety of cultures, contexts, and periods. The museum's four specialty labs in paintings, objects, textiles, and paper offer students the chance to gain interdisciplinary experience when working on treatment projects. For the 2018-2019 academic year, the exhibitions, activities, and institutional priorities of the Saint Louis Art Museum are particularly well suited for students specializing in Objects; however, SLAM hopes to host students in other specialties in the future.</p>435
Summer 2018 internships<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The National Museum of American History internship program allows a diverse group of people with innumerable interests, strengths, and goals to encounter an educational environment where they can work with and learn from professionals and scholars in related areas of concentration.  <span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The Museum offers interns of different backgrounds incredible opportunities in a variety of fields, from public relations to exhibition research to project design. Learning from knowledgeable mentors in the dynamic atmosphere of the Museum and Washington, D.C. area, interns enjoy an intensive experience as multifaceted as the Museum itself. In addition we provide a robust set of enrichment activities that range from behind-the-scenes collection tours, career readiness workshops, director's talks and field trips.</p>414
​Summer 2018 Advanced Conservation Intern position, Paintings <p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span> This internship will focus on the technical study of our 37 Albert Bierstadt paintings.</p>408
Paid Summer Internship in Outdoor Sculpture Conservation<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>Central Park Conservancy (CPC) with a grant from The Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation is offering five full-time summer internship positions in outdoor sculpture conservation.</p>406
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="http://www.conservation-us.org/about-conservation#.WBySoi0rJD4" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://www.conservation-us.org/about-conservation%23.WBySoi0rJD4&source=gmail&ust=1510853517854000&usg=AFQjCNFbynsGKsT6Tq6YtbWf6JarwgJAWw">http://www.conservation-us.org/about-conservation#.WBySoi0rJD4</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
2018 Summer Internships in the Conservation of Art and Historic Works<p>​<span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>The Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is offering short-term opportunities to work on conservation and conservation research projects with conservators of art and historic works. These internships are intended mainly for the summer of 2018, but consideration will be given to projects at other times during the year. Preference will be given to applicants interested in a career in conservation, those currently enrolled in conservation training programs, and graduate students in related subjects. </p>392
2018 Summer Internship Opportunity for Art Conservation Graduate Students <p><strong><span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>Focus:</strong> Conservation of Mechanical-Arts Objects -- Firearms from Scotty's Castle in Death Valley National Park, CA </p><p><strong>Sponsor:</strong> Great Basin Institute / National Park Service, Museum Conservation Services (MCS), Harpers Ferry, WV </p>391
Summer 2018 Advanced Conservation Intern positions at Buffalo Bill Center of the West<p>These internships will focus on allowing the advanced student in paper conservation to carry out a vast amount of varying conservation treatments.  </p><p> </p>376
Summer 2018 - Conservation Intern at Buffalo Center of the West<p>Intern will function as a member of the conservation department and will carry out their own examination, documentation, treatment, and dialogues with curatorial staff.  <strong> <span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span></strong></p>375
Summer 2018 - Advanced Paper Conservation Intern<p>​Buffalo Bill Center of the West is searching for an intern who will <span aria-hidden="true" data-untouchable="nodelete id okempty"></span>function as a member of the conservation department and will carry out their own examination, documentation, treatment, and dialogues with curatorial staff.  </p>374

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