Mar 1, 2019
Mar 29, 2019
The Department of University Collections of Art and History is offering an eight week paid summer internship to currently enrolled or 2019 graduates of Washington & Lee University.
The program will provide students with an introduction to basic museum policies and practices through hands on experience with the collection including: accessioning, cataloging, proper storage methods, research, database management, and loans. We hope that after eight weeks, students will leave the program with a basic understanding of the major curatorial and administrative issues all museums face, regardless of the different types of collections they possess.
STATUS: Part-time, without benefits
WORK HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
MINIMUM PAY: $9.50
ESSENTIAL AND RELATED FUNCTIONS
Complete campus art inventory, research items within the collection, on-line exhibitions and art moves throughout campus
Interns must follow specific dress codes around campus and when visiting other institutions, learning the value of appearance and representing an organization. They will be responsible for attendance and communicating time off.
Currently enrolled or 2019 graduates of Washington & Lee University. A knowledge of and an appreciation for art/art history/history and a demonstrated ability in paying attention to details. Ability to work well with staff throughout the organization is essential.
When applying online to this position, you will be required to upload the following documents: Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript, Writing Sample