Endangered Heritage - Indigenous Heritage Conservation

External opportunities: These internships are not automatically approved for course credit as we do not have a formal agreement with the host organisations. They are considered as self-sourced internships and if they meet the requirements for project content, learning outcomes, safety, etc they can be considered for credit.

If you negotiate a self-sourced internship, email science.internships@anu.edu.au to enquire about credit. Contact us as soon as possible so we can assess the internship requirements, and enrolment in the internship course (eg SCNC 3000) arranged for credit. Include this information in your email: Name of Host organisation; Address of Host organisation; Title of project; Description of project and your duties; Clearances required; Host Supervisor contact details: name, address, email address and phone number; Number of units; Intended session/year of internship eg. Semester 1, 2021.

Internship type

Approved by the College


For credit




Work for a unique business in the Southern Hemisphere which is partnered with over 30 other small business owners in a National Event.

Endangered Heritage provides collection support and conservation services to private collectors, museums, galleries, archives and libraries. With more than 70 years combined experience, our highly experienced and specialised conservators treat a wide range of materials including Textiles, Paper, Books, Photographs, Paintings, Frames, Objects, Metals and Technology.



Internship details
Availability Semester 2, 2021
  • Science/art
  • Undergraduate 3rd year
Open to international students Yes, particularly Pacific Island students
Preferred project skills
  • Heritage and art history
  • Indigenous studies
Clearances required Signing of our confidentiality agreement

Shop 8, 8/20 Paragon Mall, Gladstone Street, Fyshwick ACT

Host supervisor

Bretony Colville/Andrew Pearce (Senior Objects Conservators) (Ph: 62806280; E: bretony.colville@endangeredheritage.com)

Project opportunities/benefits for the intern

Our business is a unique opportunity to work with qualified conservators about the issues involved in the scientific/material deterioration of indigenous cultural material and how best to care for it.



Join our team to research and learn about the safe handling documentation and repair of indigenous heritage items and art.



Endangered Heritage Indigenous Heritage Conservation


Applications open

1pm 8 April 2020

Applications close

5pm 15 April 2021


Internship course convenor


The application process differs depending on whether the placement is advertised or you find it yourself.