[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
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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