Pierre and Tana Matisse Curatorial Internship

Pierre and Tana Matisse Curatorial Intern

Spring Semester 2013

Responsibilities: Assists museum curator, assistant curator, and coordinator of academic affairs with various aspects of Museum operations related to both curatorial projects and academic outreach. Responsibilities may include cataloguing and researching works of art in the permanent collection, preparing for class visits and faculty seminars, running database queries and generating reports, exhibition planning, label writing, data entry, and clerical work (photocopying, filing, etc.).

This position is grant-funded for 9 hours of work per week. The ideal candidate would be a current MHC sophomore or junior who strives to build a long-term relationship with the Museum. Required Skills: Interest in art museum operations; some art history courses. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, PC computer proficiency, organizational skills, punctuality, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively are necessities. Foreign language skills, data entry, filing, interpersonal skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Word are also preferred. Ability to maintain confidentiality is a must.

Application Procedure: Applicants for this grant-funded position are required to supply a cover letter, resume, 2-4 page writing sample, and contact information for two references outside of Museum staff, one of which must be a faculty member, to Gail Parker, Senior Administrative Assistant.

Application deadline:15 February 2013

Hours per week: 9

Rate of pay: $8.70/hr.