Fall 2018 Library 7 Archives Internships at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Approximate Date of Posting: May 16, 2018

Position: Library & Archive

Location: New York

Company/Organization Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Eligibility: Ideal candidates will be in pursuit of, or a recent graduate of, a Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences. Familiarity in Art History, Museum Studies, or related fields considered a plus. Individuals who have taken coursework in cataloging, rare books, library services, archival management, and/or digital preservation are strongly encouraged to apply. Familiarity with MARC, AACR2, RDA, EAD, XML and/or ArchivesSpace considered a plus.


Schedule/Hours: Spring and fall internships require a commitment of at least two days per week (in addition to participation in the Museum Culture Seminar Program),

Time Frame: Thursday, September 20 – Friday, December 14

Compensation $500 stipends to all undergraduate-level students and $1,000 stipends to all graduate-level students

Source: https://lists.unc.edu/read/messages?id=8741917

Description: The library consists of published resources focused on modern and contemporary art, architecture, and photography, with an emphasis on the museum’s international collections and exhibitions, and serves the research needs of museum staff. The archives contain primary-source documentation that reflects the museum’s history, exhibitions, and collections, and is open to museum staff and qualified researchers. Library and Archives staff are responsible for the maintenance and management of the archives and library holdings. Ideal candidates will be in pursuit of, or hold a master’s degree in library and information sciences. Candidates who have taken coursework in cataloging, rare books, library services, archival managements, and/or digital preservation are also encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Prospective applicants please send cover letter,  resume,  Guggenheim application  form (https://www.guggenheim.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/guggenheim-internship-application-2017.pdf), list of relevant  coursework, academic writing sample, and two letters of recommendation via postal mail to:

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Internship  Program, 1071 Fifth Avenue,  New York, NY 10128-0173.

Website: https://lists.unc.edu/read/attachment/8741917/2/Fall+2018+Internships.pdf


Jilly Krauss

Education Associate, Internship Program

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Phone 212 423 3697


Deadline: June 1, 2018




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