This position reports to the Image Annotation Manager. The Keywording Intern will be responsible for classifying and describing the images of a large, diverse photo archive. They will collaborate with other Keyworders to ensure consistency and accuracy, and will also help to organize the controlled vocabulary used to keyword these images.
This internship provides an opportunity to learn about the business of high-end image licensing, as well as standards and innovations in image keywording.
The ideal candidate has a background or strong interest in commercial and/or fine art photography. Familiarity with beauty, fashion, lifestyle, celebrity, and/or interior design media is essential. Previous experience keywording or cataloguing images or other assets is a big plus.
Must have basic computer proficiency (Mac), and excellent command of English. Experience with DAMs, Excel, and understanding of search engine functionality helpful. Research skills and attention to detail are critical.
Please submit a cover letter and resume through NYFA only. Applications submitted via direct email will not by reviewed.
The ARLIS 2018 Winter Conference will be held in New York City from February 25-March 1. Registration for the conference is now open, and we hope that you’ll consider attending one of ArLiSNAP’s events while you’re in town.
Attend our Annual Meeting
Sunday February 25 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm
At our annual meeting we will discuss what ArLiSNAP has been up to in the last year and our plans for 2018. Let us know what kind of content and information you hope to see in the next year and hear about upcoming opportunities to volunteer and participate in our community.
ArLiSNAP Night Out!
Tuesday, February 27 | 7:30pm
Join ArLiSNAP at The Stag’s Head on Tuesday, February 27 @ 7:30 PM. Our night out is an opportunity to meet other students and new professionals from around the country to talk about our conference experiences. The pub is just a short walk from the conference, at 252 E 51st St, and we hope to see many of you there!
Register for our Workshop
Thursday, March 1 | 9:00am – 1:00pm
Attend ArLiSNAP’s career development workshop featuring a career advice panel hosted by our co-moderator Breanne Crumpton. Get tips on writing the perfect cover letter and receive expert and peer critiques on your resume. In our final panel, learn more about the academic publishing industry and how to get started as an author.
The workshop is free! Read more about our speakers and activities here.
Questions about ArLiSNAP’s events at the winter conference? Email our conference liaison at michelle.wilson(at)rutgers.edu
ArLiSNAP Conference Liaison
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.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is seeking an Image Archive Associate. As part of the Photographic Services team, the Image Archive Associate facilitates the preservation, organization and archiving of all Guggenheim images.
Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications. The Guggenheim network that began in the 1970s when the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, was joined by the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, has since expanded to include the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (opened 1997) and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi (currently in development). Looking to the future, the Guggenheim Foundation continues to forge international collaborations that take contemporary art, architecture, and design beyond the walls of the museum. More information about the foundation can be found at guggenheim.org.
- Scan legacy and historic film in the Guggenheim Image Archive in high resolution for a wide variety of internal and external clients. Subject matter includes Guggenheim collection works of art, exhibition and architectural views, and conservation documentation images.
- Perform digital file post-production of both scanned and newly captured photographs, including clean up, color correction and metadata entry for new collection, conservation and exhibition-related photography.
- Retouch, composite, silhouette and locally color-correct images for publications, special projects and retail product photography.
- Research and conduct preliminary editing of contemporary and archival still images for a wide variety of museum publications and projects.
- Collaborate with and assist Digital Asset Manager in organization and maintenance of all Guggenheim collection, exhibition and other types of photography created in the Photographic Services Department. Confirm that metadata, formatting, and file naming conform to studio standards. Organize images on servers.
- Prepare web-ready still images for Guggenheim website, Guggenheim App, Media and Public Relations, and Marketing.
- Assist with workflow management of new collection photography to be entered into TMS (Guggenheim collection database).
- Support Licensing with fulfillment of external rights and reproduction requests and internal fulfillment requests.
- Collaborate with Studio Manager to ensure best practices and that digital image production meets standards for long-term archiving, retrieval, and distribution.
- Participate in the planning of interdepartmental projects.
- Assist Chief Photographer and Photographer with location and studio photography shoots, handling equipment and lighting as needed.
- Assist Chief Photographer with post-production for architectural views, museum portrait sessions and exhibition views.
- Print, package, and ship fine art prints to be sold at the museum’s retail and online stores.
Qualifications and Requirements
- Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Masters in Fine Arts, Photography, Digital Imaging or related fields
- Thorough working knowledge of digital imaging techniques and software, including fluency with Photoshop retouching and compositing techniques, Adobe Bridge metadata entry and Adobe Lightroom editing. Familiarity with Media Beacon or other DAM database software is a plus
- Solid working understanding of digital image file standards and color management, Macintosh operating system and related digital asset management practices
- Familiarity with traditional photography, including film types, formats and digital photography
- Experience with photo editing and research
- Excellent organizational and archival skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Fully skilled with scanning of negatives, transparencies, and reflective media using Epson and Imacon scanners
- Good working knowledge of inkjet printing and color calibration tools
The Guggenheim offers a competitive salary and excellent medical, dental, life, disability, and retirement plan coverage. Our staff also enjoys generous vacation, sick leave and personal days, access to a variety of cultural institutions, discounts to museum stores, and a stimulating and collegial work environment.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate the job title “Image Archive Associate” in the subject line. Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.
S/he delivers research and instructional services to The New School students, faculty, and staff. Duties are concentrated in subject areas related to design. This is a full-time position. The position reports to the Assistant Director for the Instruction Unit within the Research and Instructional Services (RIS) department who reports to the Director for Research and Instructional Services.
The Subject Librarian’s responsibilities include:
- Serve as liaison to the Fashion Design, Fashion Studies, Product Design, Industrial Design, Photography, Illustration, Graphic Design, Communication Design, and Design and Technology programs by providing: outreach, instruction, 1-on-1 research assistance, reserves and new program support, coordinating collection development, creating online guides and tutorials.
- Provide excellent internal/external customer service.
- Coordinate with co-workers to deliver general research services through a tiered reference model.
- Engage in outreach and communicate effectively with users to raise awareness of the libraries’ services and collections.
- Design curriculum and instruction in information literacy, including information technology and participate in assessment; work with faculty to provide course-integrated instruction.
- Assist in identifying and exploring opportunities for expanded instructional services.
- Maintain current knowledge on relevant subject resources and participate in local and national professional associations and professional development activities in order to stay current with trends in academic libraries.
- Serve on a library working group.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Relevant Bachelor’s degree from a four-year program
- ALA-accredited MLS
- Background or strong interest in teaching and curriculum development
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
- Ability to thrive in constantly evolving environment and eager to facilitate innovative change
- Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
- More than 2 years relevant work experience
- Master’s in relevant subject area
- Demonstrated knowledge and application of current instructional technologies
- Exemplary teaching skills or training experience
Open Until Filled
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Optional & Required Documents
- Cover Letter
Pace gallery is seeking Interns to join our Research & Archives Department for the summer to assist with a variety of library and archive related projects. The two internship positions are ideal for students enrolled in an accredited Master’s Degree program in Library & Information Science who are seeking to further their experience and skills, and gain insight into the inner workings of a modern contemporary gallery. LIBRARY INTERN Our ideal candidate will have taken course work, or have prior experience, in original and copy cataloging, as well as familiarity with AACR2, RDA and current cataloging practices. The Library intern will be specifically tasked with: • Researching and compiling artist exhibition history and bibliographies • Administrative tasks as assigned by the department ARCHIVE INTERN This internship requires prior experience, or familiarity, with PC based image scanning and editing software, and familiarity with archive based database programs. Specific tasks will relate to: • Digitizing records according to established protocols • Entering data into archival management system • Researching and record metadata • Reviewing records and scans for quality control Both internship positions require a commitment of two (2) full days a week through the end of summer. We are looking for individuals who are driven, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and who are able to work both independently and collaboratively with a team. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of basic library service and archival principles; bibliographic research and cataloging, have digitization experience, and have knowledge archival processing and organization. An active interest in modern and contemporary art is also helpful.
Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Please note these are two separate intern positions, although, candidates may submit one application for both. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with ‘Pace R&A intern’ as the subject line. Please specify which internship you would like to be considered for. Pace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of more than 1,100 works of art from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century, displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. The Frick Art Reference Library is an internationally-recognized research library that serves as one of the most complete resources for the study of Western art. Founded in 1920, the Library today holds of more than one million study photographs, 285,000 books, 80,000 auction catalogs, and 2,250 periodical titles. It is open to interested individuals from all over the world.
Summary and Responsibilities
Provides on-site and remote (telephone, e-mail, letter, and fax) reference services to the public and staff; uses online circulation and paging system (Innovative Millennium); assists with the evaluation of resources; assists with department scheduling; assists with Public Services activities and special projects; 35-hour week, some Saturday and evening hours required; reports to the Chief of Public Services.
MLIS, MIS, MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program; academic background in the history of Western art; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong public service orientation; ability to initiate, plan, and implement projects, independently and as a member of a team; familiarity with the digital humanities and reading knowledge of one or more Western European language desirable.
Benefits in Employment with The Frick Collection
Full-time employees are eligible to participate in group life, health, dental insurance plans. Employees contribute to the cost of their health insurance based on income level and type of coverage selected. Other benefits include Short & Long Term Disability insurance, employee contributed tax deferred annuity, flexible spending plans for health, dependent care and commuting costs, generous pension plan with participation after one year of service/vesting after five years of service, 13 paid holidays, and accrual of 12 vacation days the first year of employment (25 days beginning year 2). All employees of the Frick Collection may access free or discounted admission to most of New York’s finest museums. The Frick provides employees and volunteers with a discount on Museum Shop purchases and an on-site employee dining service. The Frick Collection offers a beautiful and pleasant work setting and an excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world’s finest works of art.
Inquiries without salary requirements will not be considered.
Please send resume with salary requirements/history to:
Chief of Public Services
The Frick Collection
1 East 70st Street
New York, NY 10021
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail) (include “Assistant Librarian for Public Services” in subject line of email)
No phone calls, please.
TWO MONTH INTERNSHIP – Phillips is currently seeking an organized and motivated individual to fill a fixed-term, four-month internship in the Editions and Photographs departments, beginning January 3rd, 2017. Based in our New York Headquarters at 450 Park Avenue, the primary focus of the internship will be to gain insight into the day to day operations of a successful international auction house. We welcome candidates with a specific interest Editions and Photographs. Interns will have a chance to be trained in Phillips’ systems and research procedures in order to directly contribute to the department throughout an entire sale cycle. By assisting in our spring sales—Editions and Photographs Day and Evening Sales —successful applicants will benefit from this unique opportunity for professional development through hands-on experience in the art industry. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The intern will have the opportunity to assist the department at every level in the following ways: • Aid with organizational tasks to help each sale administrator leading up to sale deadlines • Work closely with Specialists on research projects on specific collections and works of art • Prepare materials for catalogue layout and assist with catalogue production for each sale • Compile data into appraisals and proposals to assist with business-getting • Record sale results for Phillips sales • Assist with sale viewing set-up in gallery space • Participate in auction-day roles for all spring sales, across all departments • Complete ad-hoc research projects on specific artists and galleries PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE • The ideal candidate will have a passion for fine art with specific interest in Editions and Photographs. They should have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal effectively and efficiently with multiple tasks while working to meet strict deadlines. • The internship is five days per week from Monday thru Friday, 9 am to 6 pm, with flexibility to work on weekends during sale deadlines. Interns are paid at minimum wage. EDUCATION AND TRAINING • Must be current college seniors seeking a Bachelor’s degree, or college graduates with a Bachelor’s degree. Graduate students preferred. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES • Interest in Editions and Photographs • Strong communication skills • Highly organized, team player • Attentive to detail • Willingness and desire to learn and ask questions • Strong work ethic with effective time management; ability to multi-task, take initiative and work well independently WORKING CONDITIONS • Work is undertaken primarily within an office environment in our New York location. • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary
More information and application: https://www.nyfa.org/Jobs/Show/0c9830a3-9d9a-434f-b2b9-598041c88e52
Work directly with the Head of the Vintage and Contemporary Photography department in our New York office. Personable, good attire, excellent computer skills needed. Knowledge and interest in Fine Art Photography for hands on learning with Director. Heritage Auctions is the third largest auctioneer in the world with more than $1B in sales, specializing in Collectibles. Heritage is based in Dallas, with offices in New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, San Francisco, and Palm Beach in the USA, and internationally in Hong Kong, Paris, Geneva and Amsterdam. The Photography department holds two live auctions a year.
More information and application: https://www.nyfa.org/Jobs/Show/ab306dd3-fe56-40d4-93be-b7edf6e4cb45