2016 Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Archaeological and Museum Conservation Science, Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute

2016 Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Archaeological and Museum Conservation Science, Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute

Dec 14, 2015

The Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute in conjunction with the NSF REU Sites Program is offering short-term opportunities for undergraduates to work on research projects with staff members of its technical studies and research group, contingent on continued funding.

Summer Internships, National Museum of American Indian

Summer Internships, National Museum of American Indian

Dec 14, 2015

The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is offering up to two 10-week (June 6, 2016 – August 12, 2016) internships in ethnographic artifact and textile conservation funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Six-month Pre-graduate Program Conservation Internship, National Museum of the American Indian

Six-month Pre-graduate Program Conservation Internship, National Museum of the American Indian

Dec 14, 2015

Individuals interested in entering conservation graduate program specializing in Native American ethnographic and archaeological objects: organic and inorganic materials.

Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, Library of Congress

Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, Library of Congress

Dec 14, 2015

The Library of Congress is proud to announce that it is accepting applications for its competitive 2016 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program http://www.loc.gov/hr/jrfellows/about.html from now through Friday, January 22, 2016.

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.