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.
Digital Image Processing Archival Internship
Minimum commitment: 15 hours per week, 10 weeks
The archival internship is open to students (undergraduate or graduate) or recent graduates of art history or a related discipline. Undergraduates must have completed at least two years of study.
Archival Interns will learn organizational tasks involving cataloguing, preserving, and digitizing all aspects of the foundation’s collection of archival material. The Calder Foundation Archive maintains over 130,000 documents, 26,000 photographs, dozens of films, and thousands of press clippings, articles, and publications. The Archive is also responsible for researching, cataloguing and archiving dossiers of information and images for more than 22,000 known works created by Calder.
Digital Image Processing interns will assist with identifying, analyzing, and processing images of artworks to be integrated into the Foundation’s physical and digital holdings.
Applicants must be conscientious, mature and detail-oriented. They must also possess strong visual and analytic skills. Also beneficial is prior experience with archival tasks, FileMaker Pro databases, Photoshop, and Epson scanning equipment.
Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Deadline to apply is Friday, 1 September 2017. Please submit the following materials to email@example.com
– a brief statement of interest
– names and contact information of two references (academic or professional)
NO INQUIRIES OR PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Only applicants being considered for the internship will be contacted by the Foundation for an in-person interview.