Getty Marrow Undergraduate Summer Collections Intern

internship - full time,

Long Beach Museum Of Art
Long Beach, CA
Closed
Posted 92 Days ago
Long Beach Museum Of Art
Long Beach, CA
internship - full time,
Posted 92 Days ago
Closed

Description

Arts Jobs - Detail Getty Marrow Undergraduate Summer Collections Internship Long Beach Museum of Art Long Beach, CA Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Collections Internship funded by the Getty Foundation at the Long Beach Museum of Art Internship Description: In March 2019, the Long Beach Museum of Art acquired a large collection of over 300 artworks dating from mid-century to present in all media. The Getty Summer Collections Intern will work on processing these new acquisitions into the Museums permanent collection. Due to the large number of works, the intern will complete the acquisition process for approximately 75% of the collection, or 150 artworks, over the consecutive ten-week work period. The intern will photograph, measure, condition report, pack, assign accession numbers and locations, and update the database in the accessioning process. All information will be entered in EmbARK, the collection management database. Additionally the intern will research and gather biographical information as it pertains to each artist included in the collection. The Getty intern will have an opportunity to learn about the accession process, record keeping for the permanent collection as well as Southern California art from the last century. The intern will work under the guided supervision of the Museum's Registrar with additional support from the Curatorial Assistant. The intern will observe and learn the details in each step of the acquisition process. The Registrar will demonstrate and train on such tasks as proper object handling, condition reporting, specific data entry styles and file organization. The Registrar adheres to specific Collections Management procedures which the intern will be learning with a special emphasis on new acquisition procedures. Additionally, the intern will be trained in proper research methods and bibliographical reference styles, as they pertain to works in the Museum collections. After completing a two-week training phase, the intern will be working independently under close supervision of Museum staff. This is a temporary position, 40 hours per week, for a maximum of 10 weeks. The intern will work in close physical proximity to the Registrar and will have access to a personal computer, telephone, and printer. Eligibility Requirements: The internship is intended for members of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent. Interns must also be a currently enrolled undergraduate and have completed at least one semester of college by June 2019. The intern must be a resident of or attend college in Los Angeles County. The internship must take place during a consecutive ten-week period beginning no sooner than June 3, 2019 and ending no later than August 23, 2019. Finally, the individual will receive a stipend for their ten-week internship. TO APPLY: Please visit our website: https://www.lbma.org/employment/internships/ download and complete the Internship Application (see PDF) and all other supporting documents. A completed application is: Resume, course transcripts, statement of interest, letters of recommendation and application form. Only complete applications will be reviewed for an interview. All applications are due by Friday, April 26, 2019 at 5pm. Interviews will be scheduled May 7, 8, 9 or 13. Contact:Candice Reichardt Email:candicer@lbma.org Phone:5624392119, Ext. 238 Address: 2300 E. Ocean Blvd. Website: lbma.org Deadline: 04-26-2019

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