Paid Internship Opportunity: Research & Program Support Intern, AHL Foundation, NYC

Description:

The AHL Foundation is looking to hire a Research & Program Support Intern to start working in June. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, mature, highly organized and posses excellent communication skills. Candidates must be able to commit to 16 hours a week for a minimum of 3 months. Monthly stipend will be available for the summer. An opportunity to continue as a paid intern in the fall may be available for the right candidate. This is an excellent position for a mature college student or recent graduate interested in gaining experience in a small non-profit organization.

Research & Program Support Intern will work closely with the Archivist and Archive Research Fellow to collect, organize and develop the Archive of Korean Artists in America (AKAA). Duties may include assist the Archive Research Fellow in researching and identifying artists for inclusion in AKAA, updating and managing the database, organizing and digitizing the collection, contacting artists and conducting interviews, and transcribing interviews. Additional duties may including assisting the Director of Programs with exhibitions and community outreach programs as needed.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Prior administrative experience including proficiency in Microsoft Office required; Photoshop experience a plus
  • Prior knowledge or high interest in contemporary visual art and Asian art
  • English fluency and working knowledge or fluency in Korean required

About AHL Foundation:
AHL (Art, Humanity, Love) Foundation is a 501(c)3 visual arts organization with a mission to support Korean artists living in the United States and is committed to promoting and providing greater exposure of their work. Founded in 2003, the AHL Foundation is committed to seeking and promoting talented Korean and Korean-American artists while building a wider public awareness of the important cultural contributions made by these artists. AHL programs include special exhibitions, art history classes, public lectures, museum and gallery tours along with professional development opportunities for artists through its Visual Art Awards, and Project Grants including the Jason J Kim Grant which is the largest visual art grants of it’s kind in the United States.

Application Instructions:

Please send cover letter and resume to info@ahlfoundation.org.

Full post: http://www.nyfa.org/Jobs/Show/bf07de41-7687-41ac-95c3-7552b90d1be2

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