Job/Internship Posting: 2015 Summer Archives Assistant, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

2015 Summer Archives Assistant Museum of Fine Arts, Houston The MFAH is seeking a Summer Archives Assistant to aid in the daily operation of the museum’s archives. The majority of the assistant’s hours will be devoted to the processing of the digital and analog photography in the Garth Clark Gallery Archive. Work will be conducted […]

Internship Opportunities: Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD

Imaging Services Department College/Graduate Internship: The Departments of Imaging Services and Special Collections at the Maryland Historical Society library are seeking undergraduate or graduate level interns to assist with organizing photograph collections and data, embedding metadata, and uploading information on the MdHS web site. This internship entails handling, organizing, and re-labeling historic photographs, creating inventory […]

Internships (Unpaid): Photograph Collections Assistant and AV/Media Assistant, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, NYC Job Opening Title: Photograph Collection Opportunity (Experiential Education) Institution/Organization Name: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): New York, NY The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)  is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. Since 1914, JDC has exemplified that all Jews are responsible for one another and […]

Internship Opportunity: 2015 Smithsonian Professional Developments Internships, Washington There are two Smithsonian PD Internships, one of which is about biodiversity, but I think the other one might be of interest: Copyright Research Internship Location: National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC). Dates preferred: Any six weeks, June – August. This project is ideal for a candidate with the following characteristics: Students pursuing a Masters in […]

Internship/Volunteer Opportunity: Digital Archivist, Menil Foundation, NY, NY The Menil Foundation seeks an intern/volunteer to help process and organize the digital assets of the Jasper Johns Drawings Catalogue Raisonné. The qualified applicant will work alongside the Senior Project Associate to survey and organize the catalogue raisonné’s records and digital assets. Tasks will include surveying existing digital files to assess quality and eliminate […]

Unpaid (for-credit) Internships: The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa If you’re in school and would like to get internship or practicum credit at THE big art museum, the application process is now open. There are separate applications for each internship period (the earliest, linked above, is October – December of this year, the deadline for which is September 1st). The other internships are […]

Professional Development: the VRAF Internship Award

Similar to (but different from) the VRAF Professional Development Grant is the VRAF Internship Award, which is a fantastic way to fund or supplement an un- or underpaid internship in arts and visual resources work. The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Internship Award provides financial support for graduate students preparing for a career in visual […]

Discussion: An Example of an Unpaid Internship

Pursuant to our ongoing discussions about unpaid internships, I thought this opportunity might be of interest: Culture, Arts, and Innovation Summer Student – Baycrest Health Services, Toronto (This link will eventually stop working; see excerpts instead) “CAI is seeking a summer student to oversee a comprehensive campus-wide project involving Baycrests’ permanent art collection (over 900,000 […]

Job Posting: Part-Time Librarian and Sales Associate, at the Brooklyn Art Library, Williamsburg, NYC

The Brooklyn Art Library in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is seeking a part-time Librarian and Sales Associate. We are the home to The Sketchbook Project, a massive library of artist sketchbooks. Our space holds over 31,000 sketchbooks and growing, from all over the world. We act like a reference library and shop that is open to the public every […]

Internship: Art Library Work-Study at the Banff Centre in Alberta

The Banff Centre offers a wide variety of internships, workshops, writing and artist retreats, and work-study positions. Their Art Library is now open to Canadian and international applicants for a six-month work-study (September 2014 – March 2015): This role complements studies in arts librarianship and will primarily focus on The Banff Centre Library’s collection […]