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Rubin Museum of Art
150 W 17th Street
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Commitment: Approximately 8-16 hours/week
Semesters: Spring, Summer, Fall or full academic year
Positions Available: 1-2
Academic Level: Mature undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student

Description: Digital Content Manager seeks an intern to assist with production workflow of video content for online distribution.

Production tasks include:
- Assist with shooting various short films
- Ingesting recorded programs into our video archive
- Reviewing the materials for technical issues
- Color correcting and audio mixing of full-length edited programs
- Work with the Video Editorial intern to produce short excerpts of full-length programs for promotional use

Rubin Museum of Art Overview:
Rubin Museum of Art is home to a comprehensive collection of art from the Himalayas and surrounding regions. Through changing exhibitions and an array of engaging public programs, the Rubin Museum offers opportunities to explore the artistic legacy of the Himalayan region and to appreciate its place in the context of world cultures. For more information, please visit:

Intern Activities:
Interns in all museum departments are invited to participate in several group activities per semester:
• Brown-bag lunches: staff guests discuss their jobs as well as their educational, professional, and artistic backgrounds allowing interns to learn about various museum departments and careers.
• Private tours of NYC cultural organizations: these trips are designed to expose interns to the broader New York City arts world, as well as the field of Himalayan studies. Past tours have included: Asia Society, ICP, Latse Contemporary Tibetan Cultural Library, and CUE Art Foundation.

Intern Benefits:
All internships are unpaid. Academic requirements may be fulfilled by arrangement with the individual college or university. Rubin Museum interns receive the following benefits:
• Free admission at museums across the country
• 25% discount on most items at Serai, the Rubin Museum's shop and café
• Free admission to Rubin Museum programs when/if available
• Invitation to an annual appreciation event

How to apply:
Applicants are encouraged to apply for up to three internships (descriptions follow). Please write a one-page cover letter which specifies (1) which internships you are applying for, (2) your relevant qualifications, (3) your interest in the Rubin Museum of Art, and (4) your availability (days/times).

Please email your resume and cover letter to:
Racquel Dwomoh
Coordinator, Internship Program
Rubin Museum of Art


This is a technical position. Candidates must be highly organized, detail oriented, and able to work independently. Candidates must be confident working with non-linear video systems (FCP7, preferred), and have previous filmmaking or post-production experience. Good interpersonal skills, and an interest in museum studies also desired. Must be able to work on a Mac.

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