Job Opening – Curatorial Intern (10/2009)

2009 October 30

Glenstone, a private art foundation located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, seeks an intern for the Spring 2010 semester. This internship will provide an individual with the opportunity to participate in the daily activities of a curatorial staff through bi-weekly rotations in various departments within the collection. This experience will provide an intern with exposure to archive management, collection management, curatorial research, library management, museum education, registrar duties, and visitor services.

Roles and Responsibilities
– Assist in the day-to-day functions of the curatorial staff
– Rotate in various departments of the collection, completing special projects as assigned by curatorial staff
– Object and historical study of works in current exhibition

– Upper-level undergraduate or graduate student with a focus in Art History, Museum Studies or related fields
– Strong background in modern and contemporary art history (1945–present)
– Demonstrated interest in the visual arts and/or museum studies
– Excellent research, writing, and organizational skills
– Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills
– Self-motivated and detail-oriented

– Applicant must have means of transportation
– Stipend provided
– Weekly commitment of one day (8 hours). The length of the internship will be approximately 12 weeks

How to Apply
1. Email to receive an application
2. Complete application and attach the following:
i. Letter of interest
ii. Resume
iii. Transcript
iv. Academic writing sample (preferably on arts topic)
v. Two Letters of Recommendation
3. Submit all application materials to

About Glenstone

Glenstone seamlessly integrates art, architecture, and landscape into a serene and contemplative environment to form a unique connection between art and visitor. It assembles and presents post–World War II art of the highest quality in a series of refined architectural and outdoor spaces. These settings exist to exhibit works of art—created from 1945 through the present—that represent the greatest historical shifts in how art is seen and experienced. For more information, please visit

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