Clara recently completed a summer internship in book conservation at the University of Michigan Libraries. She grew up in Miami, Florida where she attended Florida International University and received a BA in Humanities. She was also a pre-program intern at the University of Miami Libraries in book and paper conservation and at Art Conservators Lab LLC, a private practice. Clara was also a museum preparator at the Nova Southeastern University Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale and attended the London Rare Book School at the University of London. She is concentrating on book conservation and is a Mellon Library and Archives conservation fellow. Clara will be spending her third year interning at the Weissman Preservation Center at Harvard Library in the Fall of 2018.