Summer Internship in Objects Conservation (Cincinnati, OH, USA)

The Cincinnati Art Museum seeks a conservation training program student this summer to assist in preparing our collection of Nabatean works of art for exhibit. Under the supervision of the Associate Objects Conservator the intern will survey, condition and treat archaeological objects from the ancient city of Petra.

Cincinnati is located in the scenic Ohio River valley at the intersection of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Founded in 1881, the Cincinnati Art Museum has an encyclopedic collection that spans over 6000 years. Our Conservation Department is an integral part of the CAM team and includes conservators specializing in paintings, objects, paper and textiles.

The applicant should be a student in a recognized conservation training program, with a specialization in objects conservation. An interest in archaeological objects is preferred. The successful candidate will possess good hand skills, a basic understanding of the field of archaeological conservation and a willingness to learn about museum practice.

The internship is 10 weeks during the summer of 2018. The start date is negotiable. The successful candidate must arrange her/his housing. In the past, accommodation has been available at two local universities. The stipend is $8,000.00, paid bi-weekly. The application deadline in March 1, 2018.

To apply, please send a letter of interest along with curriculum vitae, a list of coursework and if available, a sample treatment report. Please include the contact information for one or two references. Send the application to:

Cincinnati Art Museum
ATTN: Human Resources
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932