[GBW] Gaylord Brothers Preservation Internship, Syracuse University Library, Syracuse, NY

Peter D. Verheyen verheyen at philobiblon.com
Wed Dec 1 19:29:41 EST 2010

GRANT FUNDED, Temporary 12 week assignment

Gaylord Brothers Preservation Internship

Syracuse University Library is pleased to announce the Gaylord 
Brothers Preservation Internship. This grant funded internship is 
intended to give current graduate students and recent graduates of 
preservation/conservation programs the opportunity to apply their 
skills and knowledge of care and treatment of library and archives 
materials in an academic library. Interns will learn about the 
overall functioning and organization of the Department of 
Preservation and Conservation and will undertake and complete a 
project based on their interests and skills, and the needs and 
capabilities of Syracuse University Library. The intern will also 
visit Gaylord Brothers to learn about the archival supply market and 
see how products are manufactured.

Qualifications The internship provides a $5,000 stipend (taxable) as 
well as support for attending the AIC Annual Conference. Gaylord will 
pay all required registration fees and reasonable expenses, including 
but not limited to hotel, transportation, and meals. In exchange for 
accepting this support to attend AIC, the intern will assist in 
staffing the Gaylord Booth at the conference during breaks.

For more information about the Department of Preservation and 
Conservation log onto:

Applicants must be able to demonstrate bookbinding and conservation 
skills with actual treatment examples and documentation before the 
anticipated start date of this internship. Models may be submitted in 
addition to the actual treatments.

The intern will offer one hands-on workshop of regional interest at 
Syracuse University Library.

At the end of the internship, the intern will submit a final 
article/report about their project that can be used in Library and 
Gaylord publicity.

To apply for the Gaylord Brothers Preservation Internship please 
submit the following items along with your online application: cover 
letter; current resume; contact information for two professional 
references (include address, phone number and e-mail address); 
statement of interest (include projects of interest and your long 
term professional goals); description of your program including 
requirements and course descriptions (indicating the classes you have 

Responsibilities Applicants should be current students or recent 
graduates of a program of library/archives preservation 
administration or conservation, art conservation with some experience 
in books and paper, or equivalent such as The North Bennet Street School.

Applicants must commit to 12 consecutive weeks of full-time 
employment as interns. Scheduling of the internship dates is 
flexible. The internship carries with it a stipend of $5000. 37.5 
hours per week; flexible schedule; 12 week assignment   .

To apply and view all other HR related details please go to:


Then click on Temporary Opportunities to view the formalities of the 
listing and to apply.

Applicants will need to provide proof of work eligibility in the US.

Please feel free to contact Peter Verheyen with any questions. 
Contact information is below.

We welcome your applications.

Peter D. Verheyen
Head of Preservation and Conservation
Syracuse University Library
Syracuse, NY 13244
<pdverhey at syr.edu>

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