Rare Book and Manuscript Internship

Scholarship Opportunity at John J. Burns Library

Sponsored by the
Bookbuilders of Boston
$6,000 Scholarship*
Fall & Spring Terms 2007-2008

Internship Includes:
3 credit hours (total)
Readings and Research, EN599 or EN899
(Note: tuition for EN899 is not included.)

10 hours per week, 30 weeks total,
of regularly scheduled work in the Burns Library
on approved assignments relating to library collections.

Instructors and Subjects Include:

Robert K. O’Neill, Ph.D., Burns Librarian, Burns Library:
The History of the Book
David E. Horn, Head, Archives and Manuscripts, Burns Library:
Processing a Collection
Robert Bruns, Senior Reference Librarian, Burns Library:
The Book Trade
Mark Esser, Conservator, Burns Library:
Preserving a Collection

Please send a letter of application, resume, and three references to:
Robert K. O’Neill, Ph.D., Burns Librarian,
John J. Burns Library; phone 617-552-3282; oneillro@bc.edu

Applications received after April 25, 2007 may not be given full consideration.

Please note that this scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students of Boston College who are interested in library or archives work or in any aspect of publishing.
For further information contact David Horn, 617-552-3698 or horndc@bc.edu.

* Amount subject to change; offer of internship subject to availability.

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