How to Get a Job as a Conservation Professional

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May 22, 2018
Luca Bonetti Painting Conservation Studio (Manhattan, NY) is seeking a full time or part time painting conservator to assist senior conservators in various projects, mostly with contemporary paintings.  The candidate should have 2-6 years of post-graduate experience in conservation, and should be motivated to explore novel techniques for solving complex conservation issues.  The candidate should […]
May 21, 2018
The Library of Congress seeks a Supervisory Conservator (Librarian job series) to head the Paper Conservation Section in the Conservation Division. The Conservation Division is responsible for all work related to the assessment, stabilization, and conservation treatment of artifacts on paper and other substrates in the Library’s special collections and works closely with all custodial […]
May 16, 2018
Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) We are seeking a full-time Conservator and Preventive Conservation Specialist with a specialization in paper, photograph, or book conservation to work with our clients in the Southeastern United States. This is a grant-funded two year position, which CCAHA expects will become a permanent position at the end of […]
May 15, 2018
SF Art Conservation seeks to recruit a full time objects conservator for a one-year contract, with the possibility to renew for the correct candidate. Focused on objects, sculpture and paintings conservation, the company has studios located in San Francisco and Oakland and serves a range of clients that include museums, City institutions and major private […]
May 14, 2018
Icon Internships, Textiles Conservation The Bowes Museum HLF Skills for the Future Internship 2 x 12 months Internships starting August 2018 Location: The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham Educational Stipend: GBP16,000 The Bowes Museum, in partnership with Icon, and with the generous support of the Heritage Lottery Fund is offering a program of Textile […]



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