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Paper Conservation Intern, Margaret Herrick Library - Summer 2019 

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Summary:

The Margaret Herrick Library is the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ world-renowned, non-circulating reference and research collection devoted to the history and development of the motion picture as an art form and an industry. Established in 1928, the library is open to the public and used year-round by students, scholars, historians, and industry professionals. The library has extensive and comprehensive research collections on the subject of motion pictures including posters, production and costume drawings, books, periodicals, screenplays, photographs, manuscripts and ephemera as well as other special collections relating to prominent industry individuals, studios and organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with conservation treatment of library materials, including manuscripts, books, and other graphic materials on paper.
  • Assist with environmental monitoring.
  • Assist with rehousing of artifacts.
  • Develop skills in treatment, decision-making, prepare condition and treatment reports with appropriate photo documentation, and gain additional experience in conservation treatments. Special interests or specific goals of the intern are encouraged as part of the learning experience.
 
Position Requirements
  • Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate residing in or attending school in Los Angeles County, preferably in pursuit of a degree in Art Conservation, Museum Studies, Art History, Art Studio, Archaeology, or related field.
  • Previous museum object handling and/or conservation experience preferred.
  • Must be able to sit and stand for periods in excess of 2 hours and able to lift up to 25 lbs.

This internship is part of the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship Program: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/current/mui/index.html

This internship is also part of the Academy Gold Program, a summer internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including an intensive two-day orientation, weekly panels, exclusive networking events, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities with Academy members. To learn more, please visit the Academy Gold page: www.oscars.org/gold

 
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Education  
Position Paper Conservation Intern, Margaret Herrick Library - Summer 2019 (Academy Gold)  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 3/29/2019  
Location Beverly Hills  
About the Organization The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be the world's premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies. Located at Wilshire and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the Museum will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational, and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.  
EOE Statement

The Academy Museum is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating, managing and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is vital to the Academy Museum.
Accordingly, the Academy Museum enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. And, to help foster diversity, the Academy Museum utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy Museum is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy Museum's commitment to diversity.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://oscars.appone.com



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