THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART/BOSTON

 

COLLECTIONS INTERNSHIP


Compensation: Unpaid
Dates: June–August 2013
Hours: Approx 16–20 hours per week / flexible days
College Credit: may be available based on your program of study, and will be determined prior to starting. 
 



 DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
 

The Collections Intern is responsible for supporting the Curatorial Associate and Registrars through research, correspondence, and administrative assistance related to the ICA Collection. The intern will also:

  • Assist with the building and organization of collection files, provenance research, and the organization of collection image files
  • Compile and update biographical information for all artist files
  • Prepare all content for artist interviews related to objects entering the collection
  • Answer rights and reproduction requests for images
  • Archive ICA publications
  • Input relevant information within database
  • Assist with all collection and artist correspondence


PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Art history or museum studies Masters or PhD candidate with a demonstrated familiarity with contemporary art desired
  • Facility with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint) is essential
  • Cataloguing and database experience (TMS and Filmaker Pro) is preferred
  • Individual should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, must be organized, flexible, detail oriented, and able to work independently and collaboratively on multiple projects at once multi task on various projects at the same time

 

To apply, please fill out the INTERNSHIP APPLICATION 
and submit along with a cover letter and resume to 
internships@icaboston.org and astothart@icaboston.org

 

 

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