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

Peter D. Verheyen verheyen at philobiblon.com
Tue Dec 14 09:49:39 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  

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.

Note: While no closing date is given, we will begin reviewing  
applications by the end of January 2011.

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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