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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, though interns may be invited to extend for 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 on 1o September 2019. 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 £1,417 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;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a transcript of the grades achieved in your first degree and postgraduate diploma course (please send your marks so far if the latter is not completed at the time of application;
  • 2 letters of reference (sent directly to the Administrator by the Referee).

Applications should be addressed to the Administrator and sent by email to: by the application deadline.

Application deadline: 31 January 2020.

Interview date for short-listed applicants: Early- mid March 2020.

NB: 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.




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