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Title: Getty Foundation Multicultural Summer Internship - Library at Art Center College of Design

Department - Library

Type - Intern

Description

In order to increase diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts, the Getty is offering a summer internship in the Library at Art Center College of Design to undergraduate students of culturally diverse backgrounds.  

The James Lemont Fogg Memorial Library at Art Center is a visual arts library designed for the aspiring practicing artist and designer. The Library intern will work in all departments of the Library, gaining experience in librarianship, archives, digital image curatorial work, public services and mentoring students. The intern will spend time in reference services, circulation, archives, cataloging, and digital imaging. The intern will develop a special project, such as choosing a subject for collection development, curating a display in the Library, or planning a special program for Art Center students.  

All interns will attend a day long gathering sponsored by the Getty Foundation and will submit a report to the Foundation at the end of program. A stipend of $3,500 will be provided for a full-time, ten-week period beginning in June and ending no later than August 23, 2013.

 

Terms

The internship is a full-time (40 hours/week) position, with a salary of $3,500 for a consecutive ten-week work period beginning no sooner than June 3 and ending no later than August 23, 2013.

Qualifications

Eligibility

Students must:

  • Be of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent;
  • Be currently enrolled undergraduates who have completed at least one semester of college by June 2013 (students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible);
  • Reside or attend college in Los Angeles County; and
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.

Apply

Submit a résumé, cover letter, two letters of recommendation or contact info (phone/email) for two references (teacher, professor, former employer, etc.), and a description of how you meet the requirements for the position to hr@artcenter.edu or send hardcopies to Art Center College of Design, Attn: Human Resources Department, 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, CA 91103.

Application Deadline: April 29, 2013

Art Center College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities.

 

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