Conservation Career PreparationWHAT IS CONSERVATION? Conservation encompasses all those actions taken toward the long-term preservation of cultural heritage. Activities include examination, documentation, treatment, and preventive care, supported by research and education.
Quick Start Guide to a career in conservation
One possibility you might consider is taking courses at UCI that will make you eligible to apply to the UCLA MA degree program in Conservation when you are finished your BA at UCI. The necessary / recommended courses listed here.
Another resource that might be helpful is UCI’s Career Counseling Office.
The Balboa Art Conservation Center in San Diego would be a great place for an internship once you have entered a graduate program.