Applications due May 22!
Residencies are available this year at Rhizome and Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)!
Internships available in digitization and records management.
Digital Database Coordinator Project Position
HERE Arts Center, located at 145 Spring Street at Dominick in New York City, has embarked on an archival project to organize and access archival holdings for the creation of a visual history of HERE, including work as Tiny Mythic and HOME for Contemporary Theater along with HERE’s many theater programs and the evolution of its location in SOHO. The theater archive of HERE encompasses a date range from the late 1980s to the present.
A graduate archival student with an interest in theater is needed to design, program, and configure a database system to work in conjunction with existing systems at HERE in order to capture digital assets for historical web presentations on the HERE Arts Center website. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to acquire hands-on digital asset management experience.
The Digital Database Coordinator will:
–Analyze the systems at HERE and recommend a system based on HERE’s cloud-based (Dropbox) storage platform
–Configure the system to meet HERE’s needs
–Instruct HERE’s staff on the maintenance and use of the system
–Work in consult with a Digital Curator of Theater Collections
Salary: $500 stipend available for successful candidate.
Frick Art Reference Library: Summer 2015 Internship Program: Book Department
The Academy is now accepting applications for its 2015 Summer Internship Program
- The program starts June 15, 2015 – August 14, 2015
- The application deadline is March 20, 2015
- Internship hours are part-time (up to 28 hours per week and may vary based on project)
- Work will be project-driven, hands-on while providing you with more knowledge about and access to the motion picture industry.
- The summer internship program also includes, educational brown bag lunches, studio tours and other growth oriented and fun activities related to student development and film.
Academy summer internship applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a college student attending an accredited undergraduate or graduate program;
- Have an overall 3.0 grade point average;
- Continue their education in the fall following The Academy internship;
- Have a minimum of one year of study toward degree in related field;
- Exhibit an interest in the motion picture industry;
- Have strong written, verbal and problem-solving skills
Internship Opportunity (Paid): MuSe Internship Program for College and Graduate Students, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NYPosted: January 14, 2015
The MuSe paid internship is a fast-paced, intensive training program in current museum practice. All interns receive an immersive work experience through placements in departments under the mentorship of Museum staff, engage critically with the issues facing twenty-first century art museums, and learn about the myriad careers available in museums and the arts through seminars led by museum professionals from the Met and other cultural institutions.
This program awards forty-one individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields a ten-week, six-month, nine-month, or twelve-month internship in one of the world’s largest museums. Each accepted intern works closely with a supervisor on special and/or ongoing projects. Training is integral to the interns’ experience; in addition to developing practical work skills through their departmental placements, interns participate in the MuSe (Museum Seminars) Series and interact directly with the Museum’s diverse audience by leading Highlights Tours and Gallery Conversations and assisting at the Information Desk. All accepted college interns are also assigned a Museum staff mentor to support their experience throughout the internship.
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One of the fellowships involves working with manuscripts and another involves writing and editing Wikipedia articles for Native American artists. Very cool!
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts, offers summer fellowship
opportunities for graduate students and cultural professionals of Native American,
Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native background. These paid, full-time, 10-week
fellowships prepare participants for leadership positions in the museum field and/or
the nonprofit cultural sector. The program presents a comprehensive perspective on
the theory and practice of museum management, in the context of a meaningful,
in-depth project within a department of the museum. Weekly intensive workshops,
field trips, lodging, travel expenses and a stipend are included. School credit is
available upon official request.