Lennox Interns – where are they now?

We are currently reviewing applications for the 2017 Lennox Internship, this will be my first time participating in this process.

Here is a link to the Lennox Foundation Internship information page. The 2017 deadline for application has already passed, but keep us in mind for the following year, if you are interested.


Recently I found myself looking up former Lennox Interns and ferreting out what some of them are up to these days. The results of my findings were impressive, here are a few tidbits.

2006 Carie McGinnis


Works as a preservation librarian and a registrar at the Houghton Library at Harvard University.

2007 Ilse Entlesberger 


Works as the book conservator for the Regional Library of Upper Austria.

2008 Kathleen Fear


Went on to receive a PhD at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, focusing on the topics of curation, preservation and reuse. Then worked as a Data Librarian at the University of Rochester Library. Currently the Senior Business Intelligence Analyst at University of Rochester Medical Center.

2009  Bexx Caswell-Olson

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Works as a book and paper conservator at the Michigan State University Library in Lansing.

2010 Kristi Westberg

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Went on to work as a book conservator at NEDCC (Northeast Document Conservation Center) and is currently a  book conservator at the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA.

2010 Henry Hebert


Went on to work as a book conservator at the University of Illinois Library in Champaign and is now a book conservator at Duke University Library in North Carolina.

2011 Lauren Calcote

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Went on to do a conservation fellowship at the University of Michigan Library and is now a book conservator at the Newberry Library in Chicago.

2013 Sue Donnovan

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Went on to work as a  book conservator at the University of Notre Dame Library in Indiana and is now a book conservator at the University of Virginia Library in Charlottesville.

2014 Gloria Diez

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Worked at GOTIKA film restoration and preservation services. Is currently the producer of the Mobile Cinema at ACERCARTE, organized by the Ministry of Cultural Management of Provinicia de Buenos Aires.

2014 Nicole Monjeau


Went on to do an internship in paper conservation at the Corning Museum of Glass and to volunteer at the Midwest Art Conservation Center. She co-presented a paper on her work at the Corning Museum of Glass at the 2016 ICOM meeting in Paris. Nicole is currently working in Minneapolis as a conservator of paper and photographs in private practice.

Here are some earlier blog posts from 2010 and 2011, written by Hilary Seo about former Lennox Interns.




1 Comment

  1. Our interns are sooo impressive! I’m proud to have had each one of them pass through our preservation department. I’m also looking forward to our future Lennox Foundation interns.

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