Call for Paper Proposals, Focus on the Future: Student Research in the Museum Field

Call for Paper Proposals, Focus on the Future: Student Research in the Museum Field

Dec 1, 2015
Call for Student ProposalsFocus on the Future: Student Research in the Museum Field

Students hold the key to the future of our professional community. Representing a diverse array of academic fields, students are engaged in the classroom and as museum interns, doing research, producing exhibitions, developing education programs, recording oral histories, and creating web content, and more.

Summer internship- NASM

Summer internship- NASM

Nov 9, 2015

NASM Conservation Unit
National Air and Space Museum: Conservation Internships
Project Title: Conservation Triage Project: Conservation Internship, Summer 2016
Location: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory, Virginia
Duration: 10 weeks (May to August 2015 time frame)
Amount: $6000

Two conservation interns are requested to assist the NASM Conservation unit with examination, documentation, conservation treatment and rehousing of objects in the NASM collection.

MCI Internship to Work with Mecklenburg Materials Archive

MCI Internship to Work with Mecklenburg Materials Archive

Feb 2, 2015

The Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is looking for a student with graduate-level experience/training in archives, records, and information management and an interest in materials science or conservation to assist with the organization of MCI’s Mecklenburg Materials Archive.

Outdoor Sculpture Conservation Summer Internship, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Outdoor Sculpture Conservation Summer Internship, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Dec 9, 2014

Each year the Conservation Department at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden implements a maintenance program for its outdoor sculpture collection.  For the 2015 season, the Museum is offering three full-time outdoor sculpture conservation internships spanning twelve weeks between May and August.  These positions are unpaid.

NASM Summer Internships

NASM Summer Internships

Nov 17, 2014

National Air and Space Museum: Conservation Internship

Project Title: Conservation Triage Project: Conservation Internship, Summer 2015
Location: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory, Virginia
Duration: 12 weeks (May to August 2015 time frame)
Amount: $8000

Project Description: Two conservation interns are requested to assist the NASM Conservation unit with examination, documentation, triage treatment and rehousing of objects in the NASM collection.

SMITHSONIAN 12-MONTH POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN CONSERVATION OF MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

SMITHSONIAN 12-MONTH POSTGRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN CONSERVATION OF MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Oct 7, 2014

The Smithsonian’s Office of Fellowships and Internships has announced one-year fellowships for recent graduates of masters programs in art and archaeological conservation (or the equivalent) to conduct research and gain further training in Smithsonian conservation laboratories for conservation of museum collections.

Summer Exhibit Internship- UVa Library

Summer Exhibit Internship- UVa Library

Feb 27, 2014

The University of Virginia Library is pleased to offer the opportunity of a six-week exhibit internship for the summer of 2014 in their Preservation Services Department, working with the Book Conservator for the University Library Collections.  The purpose of the internship is to prepare UVa Library materials for the Library’s October 2014 Civil War exhibit.  The collection items have not been selected at this time but it is anticipated that they will comprise a variety of books, printed broadsides, maps and manuscripts. 

Hirshhorn Outdoor Sculpture Conservation Summer Internships

Hirshhorn Outdoor Sculpture Conservation Summer Internships

Jan 14, 2014

Each year the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden implements an outdoor sculpture maintenance program.  For the 2014 season, the Museum is offering several paid and unpaid conservation technician internships

Summer internship, UVa Library

Summer internship, UVa Library

Jan 13, 2014

The University of Virginia Library is pleased to offer the opportunity of a six-week internship for the summer of 2014 in their Preservation Services Department, working with the Book Conservator for the University Library Collections.  The purpose of the internship is to perform conservation treatment on a collection of architectural drawings from the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library.  

Denese L. Easterly Conservation Training Pre-program Grant

Denese L. Easterly Conservation Training Pre-program Grant

Jan 7, 2014

Indigo Arts Alliance would like to announce a new grant available this year. The  is open to all eligible pre-program conservation trainees who have committed themselves to professional career in conservation.