Historic Royal Palaces & ICON

Historic Royal Palaces & ICON supported by the Clothworkers’ Foundation, is offering a programme of Textile Conservation internships .

This is the fifth placement in the scheme, due to start in October 2014. The placement also benefits from a small London allowance as well as a training-study supplement.

Based at Hampton Court Palace, the Intern will obtain critical insights and hone their skills as they work alongside some of the country’s leading textile conservation specialists in HRP’s state-of-the-art textile treatment studio. In this unique environment, the Intern will gain experience in textiles treatment conservation, working alongside preventive conservation, as well as the business disciplines common to a conservation studio. HRP also recognises and develops the effective communication skills necessary for today’s conservation specialist.

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