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
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.
Education Associate, Internship Program
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128
Phone 212 423 3697
Deadline: June 1, 2018