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Icon welcomes individuals and organisations from all backgrounds who identify with the conservation and preservation of our cultural heritage.  Our membership embraces the entire conservation community as well as members of the public who are keen to learn more or show their support for conservation work.

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Employers & funders - Icon encourages you to consider:

Creating an Icon Internship in preference to a short contract post or entry-level job


If you are applying for a grant for a major project that involves conservation work:

Building an Icon conservation Internship into your project grant application. 

See our leaflet here


Benefits include:

  • Value for money - Icon's bursaries currently do not attract Income Tax and you would not pay employer costs to run an internship through Icon
  • Reduced administration - Icon can take care of recruitment and monitoring, Icon's Interns work to a framework linked to PACR standards
  • Added educational value for the individual appointed - Icon Interns share unique networking and training opportunities across the UK

Full benefits are outlined in the Skills in Practice agreement here

The current costs are detailed below:

Intern Costs 2014-15

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