The Catalogue Raisonné of the Drawings of Jasper Johns, The Menil Foundation, New York Office seeks an Archival Intern.
The Menil Foundation seeks a Winter/Spring intern/volunteer to work the their New York office, on the initial phase of the digitization of the Jasper Johns Drawings Catalogue Raisonné records for the Menil’s Drawing Institute collection.
The qualified applicant will work alongside the Senior Project Associate to develop the digitization project’s foundation by surveying and re-organizing existing digital assets and images files. Tasks will include surveying existing digital files to assess quality and eliminate duplicates; implement file-naming standards; and metadata creation.
Qualifications and Requirements
Currently pursuing a Masters in Library and Information Science, or equivalent.
Familiarity with records management and digitization standards.
Proficiency with Acrobat and Filemaker Pro.
Ability to work independently.
An interest in Post-Modern and Contemporary Art is a plus.
This is an unpaid internship that offers invaluable learning experiences and opportunity for individual research, fieldwork, and course credit. The position calls for at least 8-16 hours per week (schedule is flexible) and is open to students who will receive academic credit. Volunteers are also invited to apply.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resumé to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include in the subject heading of your email that you are applying for the Archival Internship.