How to Get a Job as a Conservation Professional

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Recent Job Postings

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Jul 18, 2018
Amann and Estabrook Conservation Associates, a New York City-based conservation studio specializing in modern and contemporary art, is seeking a full-time painting conservator, available immediately. This position offers potential for professional growth through varied and challenging treatments. The candidate should have demonstrated ability in treatment of modern and contemporary paintings and the ability to work […]
Jul 16, 2018
Newseum Fall Collections Internship – Washington, DC Are you looking for an exciting internship that will provide you with the skills necessary to help you obtain full-time museum employment? If so, the Newseum’s Collections Internship is for you! The Newseum, a revolutionary 250,000-square-foot museum that promotes, explains and defends free expression and the five freedoms […]
Jun 29, 2018
Icon Internships, Textiles Conservation The Bowes Museum HLF Skills for the Future Internship 12 months Internship starting September 2018 Location: The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham Educational Stipend: GBP16,000 plus GPB1,000 training allowance The Bowes Museum, in partnership with Icon, and with the generous support of the Heritage Lottery Fund is offering a program […]
Jun 27, 2018
The Center for Creative Photography (the Center) is seeking a Conservation Technician to assist the Senior Photograph Conservator with a wide range of duties in support of the preservation and conservation of the Center’s Fine Art and Archive collections. This is an extended temporary employment position (6 to 24 months.) The Center for Creative Photography […]
Jun 26, 2018
KCI Conservation, a busy object and sculpture conservation practice in Minneapolis, MN is seeking a full-time Object Conservator for a one-year contract (with potential for longer-term extension). KCI Conservation provides professional conservation services for a wide range of materials, but we have become especially well known and respected for the conservation of modern and contemporary […]



Additional Resources

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Equity and Inclusion StatementPDF193.16 KB04 May, 2017 Download
Core ValuesPDF27.90 KB15 Oct, 2015 Download
Definitions of Conservation TerminologyPDF329.47 KB15 Oct, 2015 Download
Defining the Conservator: Essential CompetenciesPDF177.54 KB08 Apr, 2013 Download
Requisite Competencies for Conservation Technicians and Collection Care SpecialistsPDF1.31 MB08 Apr, 2013 Download