About: The Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative (DAMLI) at The Warhol creates supportive pathways for young people and emerging leaders from backgrounds currently underrepresented in our field to explore and advance in museum careers.
The Warhol seeks college, graduate students, or those with equivalent experience for full-time paid summer internships. Applicants from underrepresented backgrounds including BIPOC, people with disabilities, speakers of languages other than English, and people who identify as LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply.
Compensation: This competitive 7-week summer internship includes a stipend of $2,500 for qualified candidates.
Dates: June 14th – July 30th, 2021
Duties: Interns will be embedded within a department to learn about the museum’s operations and assist with essential tasks. Interns will receive one-on-one training and mentoring from a member of The Warhol’s staff. Due to the continued global pandemic this internship is a hybrid of in-person and remote work according to a schedule that the chosen candidate and their supervisor agree to.
Throughout this curatorial internship, the intern will gain an understanding of the organization behind major exhibitions while learning about the various responsibilities of the curatorial team.
· Assist with research and writing related to museum’s permanent collection, upcoming exhibitions, and public programming.
· Assist with general administrative support for the department such as preparing correspondence, filing and organizing information, and responding to inquiries from scholars and the public
Skills and Background:
· The Warhol seeks talented, self-directed students currently enrolled in their junior or senior year of college or graduate school in a related field or those who have equivalent experience.
· The Curatorial Intern should have an interest in popular culture and/or modern art and contemporary art
· Excellent research and writing skills, well-organized and able to multi-task, strong computer and administrative skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
· Ability to communicate professionally with others in person or through e-mail, Zoom, and telephone
· Native or bilingual proficiency in another language a plus
· Applicants from underrepresented backgrounds including BIPOC, people with disabilities, speakers of languages other than English, and people who identify as LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply.
• Please submit a resume and cover letter to GarrisonS@warhol.org indicating why you want to work at The Warhol and your first and second choice departments for an internship placement.
• Deadline to apply is April 15th, 2021
• Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly or call 412.237.8355. Relay calls welcome.
To learn more: Contact Stephanie Garrison, GarrisonS@warhol.org.
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