The Heritage Council and the Chester Beatty are pleased to offer a twelve-month internship in book and/or paper conservation. The scheme is co-funded by the Heritage Council and the generous support of the Chester Beatty's Patrons. The internship offers the possibility of professional workplace experience within a prestigious institution.
Details of the internship:
The successful candidate will gain experience working in the busy Conservation laboratory. They will work under the supervision of the Head of Conservation. Practical projects will be assigned to fit in with the museum's on-going treatment, exhibition and loan programmes and include the preparation of manuscripts and single folios for digitisation from across the collections.
The internship is for a period of one year only and will be funded at a rate of €26,700 per annum (subject to PRSI and PAYE). The start date is flexible and can be adjusted to fit the successful candidate's existing commitments; however they would ideally start in December 2021/ January 2022.
For further information please see – https://chesterbeatty.ie/conservation/conservation-internship-2021/
How to apply:
Candidates should send a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the contact details of two referees to:
Mary Corless, HR Manager, Chester Beatty, Dublin Castle, Dublin, DO2 AD92, Ireland, or by email to: email@example.com with "Internship in Conservation 2021" in the subject line.
The deadline for applications is Friday 22nd October at 5pm and interviews will be held on Tuesday 9th November 2021.
Please note: All data received relating to the application will be held in line with the Chester Beatty's data protection and record retention policies.