Internship Announced at Huntington Library

From the distlist inst. 24:38:

Mellon Fellowship in Conservation

Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Supported by an endowment established in 1981,The Huntington

annually offers a Mellon Fellowship in Conservation. The fellowship,

offered in the conservation of either books or works on paper, is

for individuals who have a Bachelor’s degree and can demonstrate a

commitment to working in conservation or a related field. The fellow

will work with the Preservation Department’s Conservators, who will

make use of The Huntington’s collections materials in providing

instruction. Through training in conservation treatment techniques

and readings from the conservation literature, the fellow will

advance their knowledge of the underlying principals of

conservation, and the tools and techniques used in the conservation

of library collections materials. The term of the fellowship is

three months. Mellon Fellows are encouraged to document their work

and make a short presentation to Huntington staff upon completion of

their fellowship term. Stipend amount: U.S. $ 5,000.

To apply for the Mellon Fellowship beginning June 1, 2011, please

send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three

references to:

Holly Moore

Lloyd E. Cotsen Head of Conservation

Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

1151 Oxford Road

San Marino, CA 91108

626-405-2100 x 2197

Fax: 626-405-3444

hmoore [at] huntington__org

Applications must be received no later than March 31, 2011.

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