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To host an Icon internship you need to be able to demonstrate:

  • that the Internship does not take the place of what would normally be a post or fixed contract in your workshop/organisation
  • if a commercial sector host, that your workshop is on the Conservation Register
  • if a public sector host, that the Intern supervisor is ACR accredited or registered for and working towards ACR status
  • that supervision will be provided by one nominated individual, working on the same site as the Intern for at least 3 days out of 5
  • that you understand and respect the educational status of the Intern and the objectives of the programme: allowing the individual due time for training, monitoring and short work placements with other hosts when appropriate
  • that the Intern will have access to e-mail and other basic IT facilities during the placement

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