Practical Conservation and Historic Preservation Internship in Israel
- *Saving the Stones*
Practical Conservation Training Internship
Location: Old Acre, Israel
Dates: February 18, 2013-July 13, 2013
*Application deadline: December 6, 2012
Saving the Stones is a three or five month training internship in
conservation and historic preservation. The program is intended to give
recent graduates of museology, archaeology, architecture, design, history,
art, geography, and other related subjects, the opportunity to apply their
skills and knowledge hands-on in the field of conservation.
Held at the campus of the Center in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old
Acre, this training internship provides intimate access to the veritable
living laboratory for the study and application of practical heritage
conservation methods and skills.
Acre is an historic port city on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, and
is home to remains of world cultures including the Hellenistic, Roman,
Mamluk, Crusaders, Ottoman Empire, and the British Mandate.
The program includes:
Three intensive months foundational conservation and historic preservation
studies, including theoretical and practical documentation and survey
methods, and treatment planning through to application.
Two months optional advanced practicum, during which the knowledge acquired
by the foundation unit is applied and thorough personal research is
On site practical application with ongoing national conservation projects.
Including: mortar and stone preservation at David's Tomb and the Western
Wall Tunnels, mosaic conservation at Caesarea, and historic building
technologies in Acre.
Throughout the program, interns work alongside conservation specialists,
archaeologists, and architects of the highest professional and academic
Accommodation and additional enrichment activities included!
Tuition fee required but *generous tuition grants* are available to
Contact the International Conservation Center: center@... for
more information and to request an application package.
International Conservation Center
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