Tips Sheets

Looking for a quick introduction to what conservation is or how to become a conservator? Download ECPN's Quick-Start Guide: A Career in Art Conservation for links to professional organizations and helpful resources for those just learning about the field.

Heading to a professional conference or workshop? Download ECPN’s Tips for Conferences (previewed below), specifically geared towards attendees at the AIC Annual Meeting but chock full of generally useful advice.

Negotiating salary or benefits? A breakdown of how to advocate for yourself after a successful interview, put together by Anisha Gupta, Ariel O'Connor and Jen Munch. It includes information about types of compensation, how and when to negotiate (and who to practice on!), and options you have if you don't get the response you want.

Presenting at the conference or workshop?
A summary of our Webinar “Presenting Talks and Posters” can be found on ECPN’s section of the AIC Wiki and includes a useful PowerPoint Presentation Checklist prepared by Ariel O’Connor (previewed below).

Requesting a letter of recommendation, or writing a letter of recommendation? Please see the Education and Training Committee's Tips for Professional Recommendations and Letters of Reference: Tips for Applicants and Tips for Recommenders.