Job Posting: Book and Paper Conservation Internship – Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland)

The Heritage Council and The Library of Trinity College Dublin are pleased to offer a nine-month internship in book and paper conservation. The internship will be based at Trinity Colege Library and will begin in October 2016.
The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Library’s Keeper of Preservation and Conservation and will be involved in many aspects of the work carried out by the Department. The internship will be based around the conservation of manuscripts and books held in the Library’s special collections, as well as exhibition preparation, and housing projects. The intern will be encouraged to carry out a short research project, which will be determined once the internship has begun.
Candidates should be recent graduates (within two years) of a
recognised book or paper conservation training program or have equivalent experience. The applicant must be eligible to work in Ireland, and should demonstrate an interest in conservation in Ireland.
Stipend: Euro20,000 (subject to normal PRSI and PAYE deductions)
The deadline for applications is Friday 15 July 2016 and interviews are expected to be held during the week commencing 29 August 2016. Candidates should send a letter of interest addressed to the Keeper of Preservation and Conservation, describing their conservation training and practical experience and why they wish to take up this
internship. They should also confirm their eligibility to work in Ireland, and describe their interest in conservation in Ireland and Trinity College Library in particular. A curriculum vitae and two references must be included in the application, which is to be emailed to: neliganc<-at->tcd<.>ie
Clodagh Neligan ACR
Senior Paper Conservator
Glucksman Conservation Department
The Library of Trinity College Dublin
the University of Dublin
Dublin 2, Ireland.
+353 1 896 1137
+1 896 1149