College Collections Summer Intern
Position Number: 900257
Department or Office: Museum
Level: Level B (Skilled)
The College Collection intern is responsible for continuing the inventory of art work on the college campus. This is a self-directed internship requiring contact with numerous college departments, maintenance of a collection database, photography skills, and careful record keeping. Time is split between working in various locations on campus and working in the museum.
Preference is given to History of Art and Architecture or Studio Art majors with a serious interest in future study or work in the museum field. Previous museum experience is a plus. Participation in the Museum Assistants Program (MAP) is helpful.
- Ability to work independently on a large project is essential
- Strong organizational and time management skills a must
- Computer literacy: FileMaker Pro, Excel, Photoshop helpful
- Experience using a digital camera
- Basic knowledge of art terms and media
- Strong interpersonal skills needed
This position is 40 hours per week, from the first week of June to Language Commencement.
Please complete the Summer Internship Application on the Art Museum Web site at http://www.middlebury.edu/arts/museum/students/internships.htm
and send it with a letter of interest, writing sample, and a current resume to:
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Mahaney Center for the Arts
Your letter should include your qualifications and experience, and an explanation of why you wish to be considered for the internship. Qualified candidates will be interviewed by Museum staff members.