Curatorial Intern

internship - full time, unpaid

Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Closed
Posted 36 Days ago
Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 36 Days ago
Closed

Description

Curatorial Intern Bowdoin College, United States Updated: about 12 hours ago Location: Brunswick, MAINE Deadline: Posting Details Title Curatorial Intern Posting Number S00601JP Department Arctic Museum Arctic Studies Job Summary Under the direction of the Director and Curator, the Curatorial Intern is responsible for (1) encouraging and facilitating faculty use of the Arctic Museum collections and exhibitions in their courses; (2) undertaking a major project related to one of the Arctic Museums initiatives; and (3) maintaining the Arctic Museums social media presence. In addition, the Curatorial Intern will help the Arctic Museum staff, performing routine tasks throughout the museum, including assisting with exhibit installations, routine collection care, K-12 and community outreach, and research support. Review of applications will begin July 8th, 2019. Education/Skills Requirements A Bachelors degree is required, a major in Anthropology, History, Earth and Ocean Systems, or Environmental Studies is strongly preferred. Excellent research and writing skills required, as well as ability to engage with the public. Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents Experience working in museums. Familiarity with Arctic environments and Inuit cultures. Ability to work with MS Office required, Adobe CS desirable. Standard Work Days and Hours 8:30 am 5:00 pm, occasional evenings and Saturdays About Bowdoin Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoins reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine. Bowdoins student body is vibrant and intellectually engaged. Admission to Bowdoin is highly selective. Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented studentsincluding first-generation college studentswith a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors. The Class of 2022 at Bowdoin College is, by several measures, the most culturally diverse and socioeconomically representative class in the Colleges history. The College enrolls approximately 1,800 students representing 50 states and two US territories, and 42 foreign countries. Fifty percent of the Class of 2022 receives financial aid at Bowdoin; 35 percent are students of color; and 14 percent are members of the first generation of their family to attend college. Nine percent of the class has international citizenship or a non-US home/school address and ten percent are from Maine. The Colleges commitment to providing an inclusive and equitable experience for all members of the campus community is evident in the significant investments it has made in programs and personnel. Bowdoin recently launched THRIVE, a college-wide initiative designed to foster achievement, belonging, mentorship, and transition in support of low-income students, first-generation students, and students of color following a generous gift from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings 83. In addition, in 2017 the College completed the search for its first Senior Vice President for Inclusion and Diversity. Bowdoins campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston. Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 0.94 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 06/07/2019 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

Skills

museums, art, museum collections, history, social media, writing, anthropology, curatorial, research, community outreach, organization, microsoft access, adobe, museum education, curatorial projects

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