Bourgeois Internship, Department Of Drawings And Prints

internship - full time,

Museum Modern Art
New York, NY
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Posted 69 Days ago
Museum Modern Art
New York, NY
internship - full time,
Posted 69 Days ago

Description

Louise Bourgeois Internship, Department of Drawings and Prints The Museum of Modern Art - New York, NY4.5 1 hour agoFull-timeEstimated: $22,000 - $31,000 a year Apply Now Education * Bachelor's Degree * Master's Degree Benefits * Paid Time Off Description: The intern participates in the essential activities of the Department of Drawings and Prints, which may include assisting the staff in the following areas: collection management, acquisitions, loans, exhibition research and catalogue production, and administration. The collection of drawings and prints, numbering some 75,000 objects, is housed within the department offices, so the intern has the opportunity to work directly with art objects, after requisite conservation training. In addition, the intern will work in the departments Study Center, which services approximately 1,000 visitors per year (including classes), and is integral to its curatorial mission. In general, the intern will be involved with various aspects of the department programs, under the guidance of the curatorial and administrative staff. This internship is named in honor of artist Louise Bourgeois, whose extensive work in printmaking comprises an archive within the Museums collection. Requirements: The ideal candidate has an art history background (MA preferred) and an interest in modern or contemporary art demonstrated through pertinent work, internship, or volunteer opportunities. Any previous experience working in a museum or gallery setting, and specifically with works on paper, is preferred. Eligibility: Recent graduates of bachelors or masters degree programs. The Museum encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines to apply. International candidates are eligible to apply. About the 12-Month Internship Program Full-time, 12-month internships with stipends are offered for recent college graduates interested in pursuing a museum career. The focused departmental training is integrated with the fall, spring, and summer lecture series and complemented with financial provisions for the interns to create a research trip related to their field of interest. Additionally, monthly activities are designed specifically for this cohort to receive greater exposure to the museum and art fields. Twelve-month internships provide training in specific museum fields through close work with a professional staff member, familiarity with modern and contemporary art through seminars and discussions, and an educational program that exposes interns to the workings of the Museum as a whole, while considering the role of museums in the broader cultural context. DATES OF 201920 TERM September 9, 2019September 4, 2020 APPLICATION DEADLINE June 7, 2019 DECISION NOTIFICATION August 2, 2019 REQUIRED COMMITMENT Full time (MondayFriday, 9:30 a.m5:30 p.m.) STIPEND $32,000 stipend (gross), subject to applicable tax withholdings. Health benefits, two weeks paid vacation, and an additional $2,000 to cover travel expenses for an approved research trip related to the interns field of interest. How to Apply Please include the following attachments as part of your online internship application. 1. Essay There are two required essays, each of which should be no longer than 500 words. Please answer the following prompts, and attach it as a PDF (preferred) or a Word file. 1. Why are you interested in participating in an internship at The Museum of Modern Art? 2. Discuss one of the following: a) What is the role of museums, and how do you envision their potential for evolution? b) Describe an individual or an experience that has influenced your perception of the arts. 2. R�sum� Your r�sum�/curriculum vitae in PDF (preferred) or Word format. Note that we will not review applications received after the deadline, and we will only review complete applications. It is your responsibility to submit your application fully and on time. Select applicants will be contacted to arrange interviews. The majority of interviews will be conducted over the phone. If we request an interview with you, we will email you to arrange a convenient date and time for you. Do not contact MoMA about scheduling an informational interview. Due to the high volume of applications and interest, we do not have the available resources or staff to conduct informational interviews. Internship FAQs Education Required Bachelors or better

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maya, art history, printmaking, microsoft word, research, training, objective-c, interviewing, gallery management, catalog production, museums, modern art, contemporary art, curatorial, museum collections

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