Christie's Library Summer Internships, NY

Christie’s Library is offering full-time unpaid summer internships in the library at the Rockefeller Center location in New York.

When: May 21, 2007 to July 27, 2007
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9:30 – 5:30

The full-time program offers a hands-on introduction to the inner workings of an auction house and to the New York art world.  The internship starts with a brief orientation, after which each participant will work in the library for the duration of the internship.  Internships are available to students who are able to earn academic credit.

Required Qualifications:
*Enrollment in an accredited library science program
*Interest in art and art history
*Enthusiasm and ability to work alone and as a team member
*Experience in database applications
*Advanced skills in a language other than English a plus

*Perform retrospective cataloguing of books, auction catalogs, and periodicals
*Assist with reference queries from specialist departments
*Perform various administrative/clerical tasks

*Attend lectures twice a week on fine and decorative arts given by Christie’s specialists
*Receive training and have access to art auction and other specialized databases
*Receive free museum admission at various New York City museums

Please e-mail or mail a cover letter and resume to Lisa Ryan:

20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020
Attn: Lisa Ryan, Associate Librarian


  1. Mr. Awotona,

    Thank you for your interest in the Christie’s internship. The internship period is now over. Additionally, you would need to contact Christie’s directly about the possibility of forthcoming internships. Their mailing address is listed above.


    Bryan Loar

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