Intern, Starr Catalogue (Fall 2019)
The Nelson Gallery Foundation - Kansas City, MO
InternshipEstimated: $27,000 - $39,000 a year
* Organizational Skills
* Microsoft Word
* Microsoft Office
Intern, Starr Collection of Miniatures
**APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7/26/2019**
This internship is for the Fall 2019 semester ONLY.
To assist curatorial staff in the research and development of the catalogue, The Starr Collection of
Miniatures: The Collections of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art . This catalogue will provide definitive
entries on 275 British, continental European, and American portrait miniatures in the museums
Role and Responsibilities:
Assist with curatorial research for a catalogue of the museums portrait miniatures
Consolidate and expand curatorial object files (including organizing, labeling, and
Request bibliographic references through inter-library loan
Develop an understanding of a large, ongoing research project for a collection catalogue
Gain insight into curatorial work at an internationally recognized museum
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Background in Art History; graduate students preferred
Strong organizational skills with strict attention to detail and accuracy
Experience conducting research in a library, using interlibrary loan and assembling
bibliographies using Chicago Manual of Style
Preference will be given to candidates with an educational background, or at least interest, in
eighteenth-century British, continental European, and/or American art history. Interest in
provenance and collecting research is a plus
A demonstrated interest in pursuing a museum or otherwise art historical career is preferred
Ability to work independently and practice good time management
Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and Outlook.
Familiarity with online research databases such as WorldCat, JSTOR, etc.
Experience with Zotero or other reference management tools is helpful but not required
An honorarium will be awarded at the end of each semester.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access and Success (IDEAS)
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organization, political science, online research, microsoft office, microsoft excel, microsoft word, time management, microsoft outlook, microsoft access, education, databases, zotero, graduate students, jstor, museum collections