Kristine Rose-Beers ACR, Head of Conservation, and Sophie Coulthard, Intern in Conservation 2019-21, examine an Indian manuscript, CBL In 12.

Conservation Internship 2021– Call for applications

29 September, 2021

The Heritage Council and the Chester Beatty are pleased to offer a twelve-month internship in book and/or paper 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 busy Conservation laboratory. They will work under the supervision of the Head of Conservation. Practical projects will be assigned to fit in with the museum’s on-going treatment, exhibition and loan programmes and include the preparation of manuscripts and single folios for digitisation from across the collections.

If you are a recent graduate (2019-2021) of a recognised book and/or paper conservation training programme and you are interested in joining the Chester Beatty conservation team then further information and details on how to apply are available to download via this pdf:

We look forward to welcoming a new conservation intern for 2021/22 in the coming months.

The deadline for applications is Friday 22nd October at 5pm and interviews will be held on Tuesday 9th November 2021.

Open today 9:45am - 5:30pm

Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

Admission is Free
No booking required
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92