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Hamilton Kerr Institute

Fitzwilliam Museum
 

Applications are invited for 2 internships in the advanced practical and theoretical conservation of easel paintings. Tenure will be for 11 months in the first instance, with the possibility of extension to a second year. Applicants should be recent graduates from a recognised post-graduate training programme in the conservation of easel paintings or expect to graduate before the internship starts in September 2022. The internships are designed to allow maximum experience in studio work, under the supervision of experienced painting conservators, with a wide a variety of paintings. Opportunities for research may also arise depending on projects at the Hamilton Kerr Institute during the period of tenure. Interns will receive a maintenance grant of £1,459 per month for eleven months plus £150 towards conference travel and fees and £300 towards to the cost of a study trip.

Applications should consist of:

  • a covering letter describing your suitability for an internship;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a transcript of the grades achieved in your first degree and postgraduate diploma course (please send your marks so far if he latter is not completed at the time of application;
  • 2 letters of reference (candidates should arrange for their referees to send  these directly to the Administrator).

Applications should be addressed to the Administrator and sent by email to:hki@fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk by the application deadline.

Application deadline: 18 February.

Interview date for short-listed applicants: Mid-late March 2022.

 

NB: Applications are invited from citizens of any country.Please note that the University has a responsibility to ensure that candidates comply with UK Border and Immigration legislation and have the right to live and undertake an internship in the UK, which means a  visa will be necessary for most non-UK citizens.

 

Hamilton Kerr Institute Bulletin Number 6

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