Job Posting: Museum Specialist (Art), National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

APPLICATION CLOSES FRIDAY, JUNE 24 The incumbent writes and manages interpretive content, and contributes design and digital platform expertise, for key parts of the Education Division’s section of the website-including collection, NGA Classroom, and Learning Resources pages; various digital application projects; online features and tours; associated partnerships (Google Art); and other projects related to the […]

Job Posting: Administrative and Curatorial Assistant, Ryerson University, Toronto The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) is an international centre of excellence at Ryerson University, dedicated to the public exhibition, research, study and teaching of photography and related disciplines, including new media, installation art and film. … To ensure the efficient operation of the unit, we are currently seeking an Administrative and Curatorial Assistant to […]

Interview: Starting a Student Chapter

We’ve talked before about the value of having professional-association student chapters on campus, whether it’s just general awareness of career options and extracurriculars or the impact on your resume of helping to manage and plan events, fundraisers, field trips, etc. There are no ARLIS/NA student chapters (yet), but that doesn’t mean you can’t start one! […]

Survey: Canadian LIS students, grads, and hiring staff on transition to academic librarianship

Please check out the following survey and see if you qualify! The research is on MLIS students, recent graduates, and hiring librarians and managers at Canadian academic institutions. (This is reposted from a listserv.) Dear LIS colleagues,   This email is to invite you to participate in a research study exploring the transition between LIS […]

Young Canada Works Jobs for Canadian Students

Young Canada Works. Despite its faults*, it’s a beautiful initiative: government funding for cultural heritage organizations to give summer employment to students and new professionals. Here’s a selection of arts-related YCW positions across Canada, from curation and conservation to research and events planning (with varying application deadlines): Registration / Conservation Assistant at the Vancouver Art Gallery […]

Educational Opportunities!!!

  Lots this week! Let’s start with the one that happens tomorrow:   LYRASIS Ideas & Insights Webinar Join us for our upcoming LYRASIS Ideas & Insights<> webinar, Libraries are Boundless< > and hear how information organizations are challenging traditional ideas about space in libraries, and placing collections, staff and resources in the best possible […]

New resource: Educational Opportunities Calendar

Thanks to our Education Liaisons, ArLiSNAP now has a handy Google calendar to keep track of Education and Development opportunities. You can find the calendar under Resources -> Educational and Development Opportunities -> Educational Opportunities Calendar (or simply click here). Thanks, Emilee and Braegan!

Internship postings: Ringling Museum of Art

Ringling Museum of Art Summer Internships 2012 Overview The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, will be offering five paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from May 21– July 27, 2012. The Ringling is part of Florida State University and serves as the State Art Museum of Florida.  Located on […]