ARLIS/NA 2007-2008 Internship Award

The Art Libraries Society of North America is now accepting applications for its annual Internship Award. The ARLIS/NA Internship Award provides financial support for students preparing for a career in art librarianship or visual resources curatorship. This award will grant $2,500.00 to support a period of internship in an art library or visual resources collection. more…

deadline: October 15, 2007 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – ARLIS/NA Internship Award 2007-2008

The Art Libraries Society of North America is now accepting applications for its annual Internship Award.The ARLIS/NA Internship Award provides financial support for students preparing for a career in art librarianship or visual resources curatorship. The award grants $2,500.00 to the selected recipient to support a period of internship in an art library or visual resources collection.The deadline for applications is October 15, 2007.For detailed information about the award and application instructions please see the ARLIS/NA website: http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/internship_info.html

ARLIS/NA Internship Award Sub-Committee
Cathy Billings (chair), Maureen Burns, Robert Gore, Kristen Regina, Rina Vecchiola

Historical Society of Frederick County (MD) Internship

The Historical Society of Frederick County is offering a paid internship for a student interested in developing skills in archival processing and historical research. The 24-week internship will pay $10.00 per hour and will entail approximately twelve hours per week, working under the supervision of the Historical Society’s archivist. The internship will focus upon processing, and making available for research, papers and photographic images associated with the Byerly photographic studios in Frederick, Maryland.

Qualified applicants will be enrolled in graduate program in library science, museum studies, archival science or a related field. Prior archival experience is preferred but not required. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Mark S. Hudson, Executive Director, Historical Society of Frederick County, 24 East Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701 or email them to mhudson@hsfcinfo.org. Review of applications will begin on September 4, 2007.

The position is being funded through a generous grant from the Rothwell Family Foundation.


Marie Washburn

Librarian

Historical Society of Frederick County

Archives Intern, The Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is seeking an Archives intern for the Fall 2007. This is a paid position totaling 150 hours. A minimum of eight hours per
week is required.

Duties/Description:

Under the direction and supervision of the Archivist, the Archives Intern is responsible for performing various tasks related to the Clark’s archival and records management programs. Functions may include, but are not limited to, assisting in inventory and appraisal of existing collections, arrangement and re-housing of permanent records in a variety of media, and description of materials utilizing relevant descriptive standards and
EAD encoding.

Qualifications:

Candidates must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited library school or a graduate program in history, art history, or museum studies. Ability to lift heavy boxes, demonstrated attention to detail, and familiarity with Microsoft Office software are required. Familiarity with principals of archival and records management, and excellent communication skills, are preferred.

Send:

This is a grant-funded project. For more information, please visit the project website at
http://clarkart.edu/library/archives_project.cfm.

Individuals interested in applying should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references via email to HumanResources@clarkart.edu, fax 413-458-2318, or mail to:

Human Resources
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

For more information and application
instructions, please refer to our website at
www.clarkart.edu/hr

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.

ARTstor Internship Program: NYC

ARTstor Internship Program

ARTstor internships are individually designed to meet the interests of the intern and the goals and needs of ARTstor. Opportunities are available to work with a number of ARTstor professional teams including: User Services, Library Relations, Collection Development, Operations, Metadata.

ARTstor Digital Library offers collections of art images and descriptive information as well as the software tools to enable active use of the collections. The ARTstor library’s content includes approximately 500,000 images covering art, architecture and archeology. ARTstor’s software tools support a wide range of pedagogical and research uses.

Criteria
Current or recently graduated students of library or information science, art history or other liberal studies graduate programs.

Availability
ARTstor internships are available throughout the year including fall, spring and summer terms.

Submission Deadline
Ongoing

Application
Application letter including areas of interest and professional goals
Resume
Current transcript
References: minimum of 2 academic or relevant professional references

Send application materials to:
ARTstor Internship Program
151 East 61st Street
New York, New York 10021
Attn:
Carole Ann Fabian, Director Strategic Outreach & User Services
Barbara Rockenbach, Assistant Director of Library Relations

Electronic submissions to: internships@artstor.org

Bridgeman Art Library Internship

About the Library

The Bridgeman Art Library is the world’s leading source of fine art images.

Based in London, New York, Paris and Berlin, the Library represents
thousands of museums, private collections and artists throughout the
world in licensing their images for reproduction.

Our clients worldwide include publishers, designers, advertising
agencies and other image-using creative professionals.

About the Internship

We offer voluntary work experience placements(for a minimum of three
months) at the London office based in Bayswater.

This role will involve supporting the Picture Research, Rights,
Cataloguing, Marketing and Administration departments.

The successful intern will have varied responsibilities, providing a
good opportunity for hands-on experience.

A nominal five pounds a day allowance is paid towards expenses.
For further information

Please visit www.bridgemanart.com
or email for further information.

To apply
Please send your CV and covering letter to the above email address or
by post to:

Pandora Mather Lees
The Bridgeman Art Library
17-19 Garway Road

Ringling Museum of Art Summer Graduate Internship 2007

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Summer Graduate Internship 2007

Florida State University

Sarasota, Florida

 

We are pleased to announce the Summer Graduate Internships for 2007 at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.  The Ringling Museum, located in Sarasota, Florida, provides a high quality, practical work experience for current graduate students interested in a career in the museum field.  The Ringling Museum is comprised of three museums on a 66-acre estate located on Sarasota Bay and includes an internationally recognized art collection, the Ringling mansion, Cà d’Zan, and Circus Museum.  Beginning in January, 2006, a series of new buildings began opening, which includes the Circus Museum’s Tibbals Learning Center celebrating the Circus, a Visitors Pavilion featuring the reinstalled Historic Asolo Theater, new art galleries, and an education center.  The art library of 65,000 volumes, one of the largest art museum libraries in the southeast, is moving into expansive new quarters in January 2007.

 

The 2007 internships will begin on June 15, 2007 and end on August 9, 2007, with a mandatory orientation on June 14, 2007.  During this eight-week period a total stipend of $3,600 will be paid.  The Museum will assist the interns in obtaining housing, if requested.  The cost of housing and meals will be the responsibility of the intern.  Each intern will be assigned to a specific area of museum operations based on their choice of an internship indicated on their application.  Approximately half of the experience will focus on a pre-determined project that will add not only value to the museum, but also will be an invaluable tool for a future career.  Additionally intern group experiences will be scheduled to provide hands on museum experience that will give an overview of museum operations.  

 

Selected candidates will be notified by mail on February 27, 2007. 

 

Students interested should complete the application form, which can be downloaded from:  www.ringling.org.  Go to “Search,” and enter keyword “Summer Internships.”

 

All applications and required documents must be received by February 2, 2007 and mailed to:

 

Katrina Cromwell

Intern Coordinator-Student Services

Ringling Museum of Art

5555 North Tamiami Trail

Sarasota, FL  34243

 

If there are questions, please contact Katrina Cromwell at:

kcromwel@ringling.org

Photograph Archive Internship: National Baseball Hall of Fame

Spend a summer in Cooperstown, at the home of baseball!

Photograph Archive Internship Opportunity

The National Baseball Hall of Fame invites graduate students interested in pursuing an archival career and enrolled in an Archival, Library and Information Science, American History, Public History, or American Studies program, to apply for an internship in the photograph archive. The archive houses a variety of materials including: photographs, negatives, slides and a variety of other formats. Interns will have the opportunity to experience an archival environment outside of a traditional academic setting. Interns may gain experience in arrangement and description, basic preservation skills, cataloging, accession procedures, records and database management. This will help prioritize collections for further processing and conservation. Students may be asked to assist with archival reference requests.

The ten-week paid internship program begins in June and ends in August.