Paid Internship: The Society of California Pioneers Summer 2019

The Society of California Pioneers has an opening for a paid intern to start as soon as possible. The project must be completed by August 31, 2019.

The grant-funded project is the following:
Create item-level records for the Society’s collection of photographic albums,

as well as rehousing them in acid-free enclosures. At the end of the project, the cataloged records will be passed along to the State Library to be considered for the next round of nomination for digitization and inclusion in California Revealed’s online collection.

The project requires the following skills:

  • Familiarity with handling archival items, including historic photographs
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite – especially Excel spreadsheets
  • Attention to detail
  • Use of California Revealed’s Metadata Guidelines for cataloging (see below): The item-level catalog records will need to include minimum information or metadata about each object cataloged:
  • Significance
  • Condition
  • Description
  • Creator
  • Rights
  • Title
  • Generation
  • Format
  • Number of parts
  • Dimensions
  • Date created

The records will be cataloged into a spreadsheet.

The rate is $22/hour, and days of work are flexible – but Monday through Friday are preferred. Minimum of 32 hours/week, maximum of 40 hours/week.

Please email resume to: and
Deadline for applications is Wednesday, July 3, 2019.
The Society of California Pioneers is located in the Presidio of San Francisco. Interns will be responsible for arranging their own lodging and transportation. 


VRAF Internship Award: Call for Applications

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Internship Award provides financial support for graduate students preparing for a career in visual resources and image management. The award grants $4,000 to support a period of internship in archives, libraries, museums, visual resources collections in academic institutions, or other appropriate contexts. The recipient receives a stipend of $3,000 for 200 hours completed at the host site. A professional development component of $1,000 supports conference attendance or attendance at the Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management. The recipient receives a one-year complimentary student membership in the Visual Resources Association.

Candidates should apply after developing a project with a specific collection and prospective supervisor. The VRAF Internship Award Committee favors opportunities in which the intern may integrate skills acquired during the course of his or her academic training to manage a project from beginning to end, with the host institution receiving needed help in making valuable but hidden cultural collections visible. Projects that would not occur without funding for an intern may be given special consideration.

The VRAF Internship is generously funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The VRAF Internship Award Committee consists of a VRAF Director as chair, a representative from the VRA Education Committee, a representative from the VRA Awards Committee, and the previous internship recipient. The 2019-2020 Awards Committee includes VRAF Directors Marcia Focht and Elaine Paul; VRA Education Committee member Carolyn Lucarelli; VRA Awards Committee member Linda Callahan; and 2018-2019 VRAF Internship recipient Adelaide McComb.

Who May Apply

Students currently enrolled in, or having completed within the last 24 months, a graduate program in library or information science, art history, architectural history, architecture, visual or studio art, museum studies, or other applicable field of study may apply for this award. Applicants must have completed at least 10 credits of their graduate coursework before the application deadline, or demonstrate an equivalent combination of coursework and relevant experience.

Internship Description

One VRAF Internship is awarded per year. Priority is given to applicants who submit projects that support art historical or related visual cultural heritage research and scholarship. Although the award recipient need not hold US citizenship or be a permanent resident of the US, the recipient must select an institution in the United States to act as host for the internship. This institution must be approved by the VRAF Internship Award Committee. VRAF and VRA are not responsible for matching candidates with a host institution, but will gladly assist with the process. See the list of 2019-2020 host institutions, also available in a map version. Please note that this list is provided as a courtesy to applicants. Other institutions are also eligible to host VRAF interns.

This Internship Award will be granted for the 2019-2020 academic year. The intern is required to work on site at their chosen host institution for a minimum of 200 hours. The intern will choose to initiate their internship in the fall of 2019 or the winter or spring of 2020. The internship must begin within 30 days of the official beginning of the selected academic session of the participant’s home institution and be completed within one academic semester or two academic quarters. Exceptions are allowed by agreement between the selected intern and the VRAF Internship Awards Committee. In all cases, the internship must be completed within twelve months of the recipient being notified of the award.

The intern and the internship supervisor will complete brief evaluations of the internship experience. This report must be received by the VRAF Internship Committee by March 1, 2020.

The VRAF Internship Award will provide a stipend of $3,000 to the intern. Half of the award will be granted prior to the internship, with the remainder granted upon completion of the internship and receipt of a letter to the Chair of the VRAF Internship Committee signed by the internship supervisor and the intern stating that the 200 hours have been completed. If the recipient is not a US citizen, VRAF is required by the IRS to withhold a percentage of this award.

A professional development component of $1,000 is available to support attendance at the annual VRA conference, other appropriate conferences, or the Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management. The recipient will be reimbursed upon submission of receipts and documentation. The award recipient will be formally recognized during the Awards ceremony at the VRA conference.

The recipient will receive a one-year complimentary student membership in the Visual Resources Association.

Interns may have the option of receiving academic credit for the internship as part of their graduate course work but will be responsible for making those arrangements themselves.

How to Apply

To apply for the award, please submit the following:

  1. A current resume.
  2. A current transcript (this does not need to be issued directly from the institution).
  3. An essay of up to 400 words should include a brief and clear description of the proposed project, and address the applicant’s professional goals, learning expectations of the internship experience, and any skills or background that might benefit visual resources.
  4. The names of two professional or scholastic references with address, telephone numbers, and email addresses.
  5. Host institution and contact information of internship supervisor.
  6. A brief endorsement from the internship supervisor attesting to the value of the proposed project, including a statement indicating the supervisor’s willingness to provide guidance throughout and a brief evaluation at the conclusion of the internship experience.

Deadline to apply: Friday, August 2, 2019

Application materials should be submitted as a single PDF file to:

Elaine Paul
Visual Resources Specialist
University of Colorado Boulder
Phone: 303-492-6136

VRAF Internship: Call for Host Sites

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is seeking host sites/institutions for the VRAF Internship in visual resources and image management. If you are interested in hosting an intern at no cost to your institution, please read the information below.

We are very grateful to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation for so generously supporting our past Internship Award recipients. Contingent upon this year’s funding from Kress, we will offer our seventh internship in 2019-2020. Click here to read about the 2018-2019 VRAF Internship Award Recipient, Adelaide McComb.

The award grants $3,000 to support an internship in archives, libraries, museums, visual resources collections, or other appropriate settings. It also provides a professional development account of $1,000 to be used for attending conferences or training events, including the VRA Annual Conference and/or Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management (SEI).

The student will provide 200 hours of service over the course of their internship. In order to be eligible for the internship, the student must have completed at least ten credits of graduate coursework in Library/Information Science, Art History, Architecture or Architectural History, Visual or Studio Art, Museum Studies, or other applicable fields of study.

Although this internship is available to non-US residents, the work must take place at an institution within the USA. While Canadian institutions are not eligible to host a VRAF intern, such internships might be of interest to any number of people who are seeking VR-related internships and can be included in our list of available opportunities.

If you and your institution are interested in hosting a student during the Fall, Winter, or Spring of the 2019-2020 academic year, please fill out the VRAF Host Institution Google Form.

With this information, a list of potential internship sites will be compiled and added to the Visual Resources Emerging Professionals and Students (VREPS) website to help student applicants find an internship in their geographical area.

We hope that you will consider being a host site for this wonderful opportunity for students just starting out in the fields of visual resources and image management.

More information about the internship can be found here:

Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.

Kendra Werst & Julia Murphy
VREPS Co-Chairs

Getty Visual Resources Internship @ Williamson Gallery

Apply here!

General Description:

In the summer of 2019, for the twenty-seventh consecutive year, the Williamson Gallery will hire a full-time, ten-week intern sponsored by the Getty Grant Program.

Essential Functions:

  • The Visual Resources Intern will help continue the digitization of slides into the online database of visual arts resources used for teaching at Scripps and in the Joint Art History Program at the Claremont Colleges. The intern, who will be trained in the Embark system by Visual Resources Curator John Trendler, will photograph, scan, and optimize images as well as assist with social media for the gallery.
  • In addition, the intern may be asked to participate in the social media that the gallery engages in, including Facebook entries, blogging, and Instagram.
  • Active support for the College’s Principles of Community and Principles of Diversity in the performance of job duties.   

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Individual must possess knowledge, skills and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.


  • Candidates must be currently enrolled undergraduate students and have completed at least one semester of college by June 2019.
  • Must be a resident of or attend college in Los Angeles County.
  • Students who have already served as Getty interns at the Gallery are not eligible for this internship.

Hours, Classification, and Status:

  • This is a temporary, full-time, 10 week, non-exempt level position.  Non-benefits-eligible.
  • This assignment is expected to begin on June 17, 2019 and is expected to end on or before August 23, 2019.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. 

Physical and Mental Requirements:

Ability to maintain good concentration level while dealing with interruptions; attention to details with emphasis on accuracy; capable of giving, receiving, and analyzing information, formulating work plans, and articulating goals and action plans. 

Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.  Standing for extended periods of time. Reaching and extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.  Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than the whole hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.  Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters.  Ability to hear within normal parameters.  Ability to bend and stoop, for example, to file.  Ability to move about.  Ability to lift and carry short distances up to 20 lbs., for example to lift or move office supplies, files, books and packages.

At-Will Employment

Regular employment at the College is for no specified period of time; conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time.  Scripps College is an At-Will employer.  Employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.

Interested? Apply here!

Gagosian Summer 2019 Library Internship


Gagosian Summer 2019 Library Internship

Gagosian is looking for a current library student to serve as library intern at its Madison Avenue gallery during the Summer of 2019. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will primarily catalog books according to in-house standards, manage inventory of auction catalogs, and maintain an orderly library. The intern may also assist with special projects and general intern tasks as needed. Candidates should be organized, analytical, reliable, and able to work independently. A background in modern and contemporary art is desirable, though not required.


  • Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a library or information science program. Coursework, experience, and/or interest in cataloging Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and time management skills Ability to work independently and take direction; willingness to ask questions Ability to work with foreign language materials (preferred)

This is a paid internship and would be under the direct supervision of the gallery Librarian. The internship may be taken for course credit if necessary.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Arielle Cohen at Please use the subject line “Gagosian Summer 2019 Library Internship Applicant” to ensure your application is received.

Arielle Cohen Gagosian Gallery 980 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10075 T: 212.744.2313 F: 212.772.7962

AMIA Scholarship & Image Permanence Institute Internship in Preservation Research

The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) believe that the education and training of moving image archivists is essential to the long-term survival of their moving image heritage.

Three scholarships are currently being offered!

  • The Sony Pictures Scholarship
  • The Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship
  • The Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship

Apply for a AMIA 2019 Scholarship Here

Each student selected as a Scholarship recipient will receive a $4,000 scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Funds will be sent to the student’s educational institution and credited toward tuition and/or registration fees. In addition, each recipient will receive complimentary registration to the 2019 AMIA Annual Conference in Baltimore (Nov 13-16).

To be considered for a scholarship, an applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements:

Applicant must be enrolled full time in a graduate-level or other advanced program in moving image studies,  library or information science, archival administration, museum studies or a related discipline; or must be accepted into such a program for the next academic year.

Applicant must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in his/her current or most recently completed academic program.

Applicant must submit the following documents:

  • A Scholarship application form (online submission). Resumes or curriculum vitae must be submitted to supplement the application form.
  • An official sealed transcript from the applicant’s most recent academic program (including the institution’s grading scale and/or GPA calculator) sent directly from the academic institution to the AMIA office (via mail or direct email)
  • An essay of no more than 1,000 words describing the applicant’s major field of study, interest in moving image archiving, relevant experience and/or education, and career goals.
  • Two letters of recommendation (submitted separately to the AMIA office (via mail or direct email). Do not submit more than two.

Applicants need only submit one application form and one set of supporting documents to be eligible for all three Scholarships. 

Applicants eligible for Scholarships, the George Blood Women in AV Archiving Scholarship, and/or the IPI internship must submit a complete application packet for consideration for each type of award; however, no applicant will receive more than one award. 

Students from any country may apply.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Apply for a AMIA 2019 Scholarship Here

In addition, the Image Permanence Institute Internship in Preservation Research will offer a student who is committed to the preservation of moving images the opportunity to acquire practical experience in preservation research.

The student selected as the IPI Intern will receive a $5000 stipend to be used for living expenses during the three-month internship. The three-month period of the internship may occur at any time during the calendar year but months must run consecutively. 

Learn more and apply for the 2019 Image Permanence Internship here!
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019

*Paid* Internships at Getty

Getty Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust—the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation, as well as in Getty Publications—to graduate students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the visual arts. Training and work experience placements are available in areas such as curatorial, education, conservation, research, publications, information management, public programs, and grantmaking.

Please see the list of internship position areas and host departments participating in 2019—2020 (PDF, 8 pp., 81kb). 

Internships are open to students of all nationalities. Applicants must be:

  • Students currently enrolled in a graduate program (Master of Arts (M.A.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), graduate conservation certificate, or their equivalents for international applicants) in a field relevant to the internship(s) for which they are applying.


  • Individuals who have completed a relevant graduate degree (Master of Arts (M.A.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), graduate conservation certificate, or their equivalents for international applicants) on or after January 1, 2016, with postgraduate activities in their field, paid or unpaid.

Internships are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles or the Getty Villa in Malibu. All positions are full-time for twelve months from September 9, 2019, to September 4, 2020.

The grant amount is $30,000 for twelve months, plus $1,000 towards relocation expenses. Housing is not provided. Support for research travel is available for up to $2,500. Graduate Interns are eligible to enroll in the Getty’s health care plan. Please note that grant funds may be subject to federal and state taxes and deductions. Please see important information about the terms of these grants here.

Intern and Trainee Visa Categories
In order to participate in a Getty internship program, foreign nationals must enter the U.S. with a J-1 visa in the Intern or Trainee category or must be in compliance with the U.S. Department of State Requirements of the F-1 Visa Program. Students who are in F1 status when submitting a Getty internship application but who will have completed their studies (received their U.S. degree) before the start of the Getty internship, must allow for sufficient time outside the U.S. before applying for a J1 visa.

Detailed information on visa categories, timing, and requirements is available from the Getty’s Office of Scholars, Interns, and Professionals (OSIP). OSIP provides centralized administrative assistance, including support for the visa process, to Getty Trust grant recipients such as graduate interns, before and during their residence at the Getty.
How To Apply
Applicants are required to complete and submit the online Graduate Internship application form by 5:00p.m. Pacific Time on November 1, 2018. Materials received after the deadline will result in an incomplete application. We cannot accept applications hand-delivered to the Getty Center or those sent by e-mail or fax.

Application Materials 
As part of the application, you will need to prepare the following materials:

1. Personal Statement: Your Personal Statement should consist of no more than 500 words (two double-spaced pages) that explain how your Getty internship selections (choose two in order of preference) fit with your background and career goals. Include the reasons for your choice of specific departments or programs for an internship. Also describe what you hope to achieve from the experience and what you believe you can contribute.

2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Current resumes are required for all applicants. Please limit resumes to five pages.

3. Transcript(s)/Academic Records: We require transcripts/academic records for undergraduate degree/s (completed) and graduate degree/s (completed or in progress). Multiple transcripts must be combined into a single PDF before upload. Please be aware that we may request hardcopies of official transcripts/academic records at a later date in the evaluation process.

-If you graduated from a school outside of the United States, transcripts may be substituted with proof of completed courses and/or copies of diploma(s).

-If you are currently enrolled in a graduate program, provide proof of current enrollment (for example, your most recent transcript or academic record).

4. Letters of Recommendation (2): Applicants must request two confidential letters of recommendation submitted directly by their recommenders through the application system. Please note that additional letters will not be considered. Letters must be received no later than 5:00p.m. Pacific Time on November 1, 2018. Typically, the most appropriate recommenders are university faculty members who can address your academic performance. Other recommenders may include past or current employers in relevant fields who are familiar with your skills and abilities.

To request letters of recommendation, provide the name and contact information of your recommenders in the “Letters of Recommendation” section of the online application. The Getty will automatically contact your recommenders via email through the application system. You will be able to monitor your account to confirm that the letters have been submitted.

5. F-1 visa holders are required to submit copy of their I-20 form and proof that they will have enough OPT or CPT time to finish the Getty internship, if selected.
Begin a New Application
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Create or update your account and password, log in, and begin a new application.

You may return to your work at any time by visiting the portal at the link above and logging into your account.

Due to the large volume of applications received, staff is unable to respond to application-related questions once the deadline has passed. Finalists will be contacted for phone or in-person interviews in January 2019. All applicants will be notified of the Getty Foundation’s decision in the spring of 2019.

For technical assistance, or if you cannot submit an online application, please contact We are available during normal business hours Pacific Time, and will attempt to respond within two business days.

Please address inquiries to:

Phone: (310) 440-7320

Visual Resource Internship, Pace Gallery, New York, Chelsea Office

Pace Gallery’s Imaging department is looking for a Visual Resource Intern to assist our team with creating and editing metadata for our digital asset collection. Qualified candidates should be detail–oriented, able to multi-task effectively, work independently, and have an interest in archiving and asset management in a gallery setting. This is a fantastic opportunity for hands-on experience managing and maintaining a digital archive.

Candidates should be currently enrolled in or be a recent graduate of an MLIS program or related masters field and have knowledge of basic archival principles. Additional knowledge of digitization, archival processing, and interest in modern and contemporary art is helpful.

This is a paid internship with a flexible Monday through Friday schedule, 2 – 3 days a week from 10:00AM to 5:00PM. The internship will ideally continue until the end of semester (mid-December).

About the Role:

  • Assist the Visual Resource Team with ongoing research-based metadata project
  • Perform batch processing and ingestion of new digital assets according to established workflows
  • Help with additional department related tasks and projects as needed


About You:

  • Enrolled in Library/Information Science or Archives Program or other equivalent degree
  • Available for a minimum16 hours/week (schedule is flexible)
  • Familiarity with archival best practices and basic cataloging standards
  • Experience using a digital asset management system, content management system, or other structured database
  • Basic understanding of Photoshop, InDesign and Bridge, Mac and Microsoft applications
  • Knowledge of proper care and handling of photos, slides, negatives, and other paper-based materials
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to, with ‘Visual Resource Internship’ in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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.

2018 VRAF Internship – Call for Applications

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to invite applications for the sixth VRAF Internship in visual resources and image management. This internship is generously funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.


The VRAF Internship Award provides financial support for graduate students and recent graduates preparing for a career in visual resources and image management. The award grants $3,000 to support a period of internship in archives, libraries, museums, visual resources collections in academic institutions, or other appropriate contexts. It also provides $1,000 for professional development. A complete description of the internship and application instructions are available at:

Below is the list of host institutions!

Collections Internship

What: Collections Internship
Where: Walsh Gallery – Seton Hall University
Supervisor: Collections Manager
Term:   1 semesters, with possibility of continuation.
Total Interns:  1 to 2 per annum

Students will work under the supervision of the Collections Manager on cataloguing, cleaning, and rehousing the Seton Hall University Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology Collection.  This important collection of artifacts is in the early stages of being fully documented and stored since being moved to their new location.  Interns must have excellent problem-solving and organizational skills and be able to work independently following a hands-on training period.  Though this internship is unpaid, we will assist you in obtaining internship credits from your university, if applicable.

Projects will include:
–       Verifying records, reconciling paper documentation with Past Perfect records
–       Creating and organizing files
–       Assessing a wide variety of artifacts (baskets, ceramics, textiles, etc.),
–       Taking high-resolution photographs, measuring, describing, numbering, condition reporting, and creating digital records
–       Updating data in Past Perfect to reflect standard cataloguing procedures

Learning Outcomes:
–       Develop the ability to safely handle and condition report a wide variety of artifacts, and be up-to-date with industry standards on collections care
–       Acquire an understanding of appropriate archival materials and storage techniques for a variety of artifacts
–       Gain knowledge of environmental concerns (light levels, temperature, humidity, pests, mold, etc.) and be able to effectively remediate them
–       Understand basic preventative care to ensure the long-term preservation of artifacts
–       Proficiency with the Past Perfect database, including nomenclature, entering information in accordance with standard cataloguing procedures
–       Create basic mounts and boxes for long-term storage of artifacts
–       Understanding appropriate work-flows for cataloguing artifacts

Work Schedule:
Schedule is flexible.  No fewer than 1 – 2 days per week (roughly 10 to 14 hours).

Required Experience:
Graduate student seeking a degree in Museum Studies or related course of study preferred. Alternatively, an Undergraduate student seeking a degree in Art History or History with at least 1 year of museum experience.

To Apply:  Send cover letter and resume to by June 15, 2018.  Anticipated start date of June 25, 2018.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Fall 2018 Internships

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for Fall 2018 internships in all museum departments including (but not limited to) Curatorial, Development, Education, Exhibition Management, Marketing, Media and Public Relations, and Publishing and Digital Media. Internships are also available with Guggenheim special projects and initiatives such as the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project, the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative, and the Panza Collection Initiative. The Fall 2018 Internship Program will begin on Thursday, September 20 and end on Friday, December 14. Fall internships are either full- or part-time, depending on the department. All internships require a minimum commitment of 16 hours (2 days) per week, and a number of openings require a 3 or 4 day per week commitment.IMG_5932

We are pleased to offer $500 stipends to all undergraduate-level students and $1,000 stipends to all graduate-level students who are accepted into the Fall 2018 Program.

Application deadline for Fall 2018 internships is June 1, 2018 (postmark).

Candidates must be of junior-year college level or above to be considered.

Internship Program Description:
The objective of the Internship Program is to offer practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields. Interns gain a broad understanding of how a particular department functions within the context of a major museum, as well as specific skills related to that department’s activities. Interns are assigned to a department based on academic background, professional skills, interests, and career goals. Interns participate in the ongoing work of Museum departments and contribute to specific projects or portions of larger departmental initiatives. For a full list of departments that offer internships, please see:

Museum Culture Seminar Program:
The Museum Culture Seminar Program forms an integral part of our Internship Program. The program includes site visits to other New York arts and cultural institutions such as auction houses, galleries, corporate collections, and museums. Discussion with a wide array of arts and museum professionals, including Guggenheim staff, is facilitated. A field trip outside of New York City is planned for the end of each internship period.

How to Apply
Prospective applicants please send cover letter, resume, Guggenheim application form (found on web site), list of relevant coursework, academic writing sample, and two letters of recommendation via postal mail to: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Internship Program, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128-0173.

For more information, please visit our web site:

Whitney Museum Openings

The Whitney Museum of American Art is seeking:

Research Fellow-Collections Information and Data, Media Preservation Initiative (Full-time, Temporary)

The Whitney Museum of American Art seeks a temporary Research Fellow in Collections Information and Data for the Museum’s Media Preservation Initiative (MPI), a collaborative effort to document, preserve, and conduct conservation assessments for time and media based works of art in the Museum’s permanent collection. The collection includes works that extend from as early as the 1930s through contemporary works utilizing the newest technologies. The collection houses a diverse set of physical materials, from film and video tape to digital files. The position is 3 days per week, 10 months in duration beginning September 2018 and ending in July 2019.

The Research Fellow- Collections Information and Data is conceived as a position that works in a collaborative environment with the MPI team in order to engage in an interdisciplinary approach to collections information and data practices that are required for complex time and media based works of art. The Research Fellow- Collections Information and Data will investigate and research works of art in an integrated approach by applying information and archival science best practices and theory to special projects. The Fellowship is intended to provide a unique environment in which practitioners across domains are given the opportunity to work on works of art that require new approaches to their research and preservation.

Learn more & apply:

Project Assistant, Museum’s Media Preservation Initiative

The Whitney Museum of American Art seeks a temporary Project Assistant for the Museum’s Media Preservation Initiative (MPI), a collaborative effort to document, preserve, and conduct conservation assessments for time and media based works of art in the Museum’s permanent collection. The collection includes historical works from as early as the 1930s as well as contemporary works utilizing the newest technologies. The collection houses a diverse set of physical materials, from film and video tape to digital files. The position is 3 days per week and ends September 30, 2019.

Working within the Research Resources department, the Project Assistant will assist with the drafting of documentation relating to MPI as well as other general assistance to the planning of the project. The role of this position is to draft reports on internal meetings and decision making as well as planning documentation, such as workflow diagrams and related project scheduling.

Learn more & apply:

Curatorial Project Assistant, Andy Warhol Film Project

A full-time, temporary position for a Curatorial Project Assistant is currently available working closely with the Assistant Curator, and the editing and writing Team for the Andy Warhol Film Project in the preparation, revision, editing and publication of manuscripts and illustrations for the second volume of the catalogue raisonné of the films of Andy Warhol. The end date for the position is January 31, 2020.

Responsibilities include: proofreading, reformatting, fact-checking and updating a major bibliography; updating and maintaining a data base of information about the Warhol films; maintaining and tracking 2,000 frame enlargements and photographs; exhibition research, loan forms and checklists; catalogue research (obtaining images and reproduction permissions; assembling back matter, etc.); compiling bibliographical archives; daily administrative support and other related duties.

Learn more & apply: