Job Opening – Archival Intern – Terry Roth Internship Program (12/2011)
New York, New York
The Calder Foundation is a non-profit institution dedicated to preserving the legacy of the twentieth-century artist Alexander Calder.
The Terry Roth Internship was established in honor of our longtime friend and collaborator with the goal of making internships accessible to all candidates by compensating recipients.
Spring 2012 (February-May)
Minimum commitment: 10 hours per week, 8 weeks
Our archival internship is open to undergraduates who have completed at least three semesters of study and recent college graduates majoring in art history or a related discipline. Archival interns assist the staff with organizational tasks and research. Interns focus on projects involving cataloguing, preserving, and digitizing the foundation’s collection of historic photographs and original archival documents.
Applicants must be conscientious, mature, and detail-oriented. They must also possess strong visual and research skills. Proficiency in French, or another Romance language, is beneficial. Prior experience in archival work, with FileMaker Pro, Photoshop, and scanning equipment is preferred but not required.
Deadline to apply is Monday, January 16, 2012. Please submit the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org:
– a brief statement of interest
– names and contact information of two references (academic or professional)
Only applicants being considered will be contacted by the foundation for an in-person interview.
NO INQUIRIES, PLEASE.