Conservation Internship at the Chester Beatty Library

The Heritage Council and The Chester Beatty Library are pleased to offer a twelve-month internship in book and/or paper conservation.

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.

If you are a recent graduate (2019-2021) of a recognised book and/or paper conservation training programme and you are interested in joining the Chester Beatty conservation team, you'll find further information and details on how to apply are available to download via this pdf:

2021_Internship further information

The deadline for applications is Friday 22nd October at 5pm and interviews will be held on Tuesday 9th November 2021.

The conservation internship programme 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.