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Internship Opportunity at American Folk Art Museum

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Curatorial Intern—Spring/Summer 2019

The American Folk Art Museum is seeking part-time interns for Spring/Summer 2018 for its 20th & 21st Century Self-Taught Art Curatorial Department. This position is open to students enrolled in a Master or a PhD program, interested in careers in art museums. Please note that this is an unpaid internship; credit toward class may be given if applicable. Work days and hours are flexible; however, a minimum commitment of eight hours per week for at least ten weeks is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the curator in research for two upcoming large exhibitions

 

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Previous research experience
  • Ability to work independently and with acute attention to detail
  • Interest in self-taught artists
  • Computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, and TMS
  • Student in art history and anthropology preferred

 

To apply: Please email a cover letter and resume (two pages max.) to the attention of Curator Valérie Rousseau at curatorial@folkartmuseum.org. Indicate “Curatorial Internship – 20th & 21st Century Self-Taught Art” in the subject line.

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