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Internship in Conservation


The Chester Beatty is pleased to offer a twelve-month internship in conservation. The scheme 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.

The successful candidate will gain experience working in the Library’s busy Conservation Laboratory. He/She will work under the supervision of the Library’s Senior Conservator, Kristine Rose-Beers. Practical projects will be assigned to fit in with the Library’s on-going treatment, exhibition and loan programmes and include the preparation of manuscripts and single folios for digitisation from across the collections.

The internship is for a period of one year only. 
The start date is flexible and can be adjusted to fit the successful candidate’s existing commitments; however he/she would ideally start in November 2018. The start date is flexible and can be adjusted to fit the successful candidate’s existing commitments; however he/she would ideally start in November 2018.


The deadline for applications is Friday 31 August and interviews will be held on Friday 28 September 2018.


How to apply:

Further information and details on how to apply is available to download here.


Further information on recruitment

Vacancies for permanent posts or temporary positions are normally filled by way of competition following any or all of the following:

  • Advertisements in national newspapers

  • Posting on this website

  • Posting on www.publicjobs.ie and/or other relevant recruitment websites.

The recruitment process may include any or all of the following components:

  • Application by application form or covering letter and CV

  • Psychometric testing

  • Interview

  • Security clearance

  • Medical check

The Library receives a large number of enquiries regarding employment – while we respond to all enquiries and we keep all CVs on file for a period of time, when vacancies arise at the Library, it is not possible for us to contact all individuals who have expressed a desire in working with us.

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If you wish to enquire about volunteering, please visit our volunteering page.

The Chester Beatty Library, designated as a National Cultural Institution, is a charitable trust, established through the will of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty and employees are employed by the Trustees of the Library.

The Chester Beatty Library is an equal opportunities employer.