2016 Summer Internships at the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute

2016 Summer Internships at the Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute
The Smithsonian’s Museum Conservation Institute (MCI) is offering short-term opportunities to work on research and conservation projects with staff members. The internships are intended mainly for the summer of 2016, but consideration will be given to projects at other times during the year.  Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in conservation training programs or graduate students in related subjects. A stipend may be offered for a period of up to 10 weeks.  Projects will be supervised by the following staff members, whom applicants are urged to contact in advance of application:
Mary Ballard, Senior Textiles Conservator, 301-238-1210, ballardm@si.edu
Elena Charola, Research Scientist (biodeterioration, stone), 301-238-1213, charolaa@si.edu
Paula DePriest, Deputy Director (biodeterioration), 301-238-1206, depriestp@si.edu
Janet G. Douglas, Head of Technical Studies (analysis of cultural heritage), 301-238-1238, douglja@si.edu
Christine France, Research Physical Scientist (stable isotopes), 301-238-1261, francec@si.edu
Carol Grissom, Senior Objects Conservator, 301-238-1236, grissomc@si.edu
Jessica S. Johnson, Head of Conservation (disaster management and recovery training), 301-238-1218, johnsonjs@si.edu
Rebecca Kaczkowski, Preventive Conservator, 301-238-1242, kaczkowskir@si.edu
Gwénaëlle Kavich, Conservation Scientist (technical studies: XRF, FTIR, Py-GC-MS), 301-238-1265, kavichgm@si.edu
Robert Koestler, Director (biodeterioration), 301-238-1205, koestlerr@si.edu
Thomas Lam, Physical Scientist (technical studies: SEM-EDS, XRF) 301-238-1238, lamt@si.edu (after January 25)
Nicole Little, Physical Scientist (technical studies: ICP-MS, XRD), 301-238-1243, littlen@si.edu
Odile Madden, Research Scientist (modern materials, plastic, Raman spectroscopy), 301-             238-1257, maddeno@si.edu
Dawn Rogala, Paintings Conservator (modern paints, artists’ materials research/archives), 301-238-1255, rogalad@si.edu
Jia-Sun Tsang, Senior Paintings Conservator (modern and contemporary art conservation), 301-238-1231, tsangj@si.edu
Ed Vicenzi, Research Scientist (spectroscopic imaging/microscopy), 301-238-1215, vicenzie@si.edu
Keats Webb, Digital Imaging Specialist (advanced imaging), 301-238-1212, webbekeats@si.edu
Applications must be made on line through SOLAA (https://solaa.si.edu/solaa/SOLAAHome.html) by February 25, 2016; select the option for the Museum Conservation (MCI) Internship Program.