2018-2019 Special Collections Cataloging–CA

Approximate date of posting  September 11, 2018

Position: Getty Graduate Internship in Special Collections Cataloging

Eligibility  Students currently enrolled in a graduate program (Master of Arts (M.A.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), graduate conservation certificate, or their equivalents for international applicants) in Library Science, Archival Studies, Art History, or related fields.


Individuals who have completed a relevant graduate degree (Master of Arts (M.A.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), graduate conservation certificate, or their equivalents for international applicants) on or after January 1, 2016, with postgraduate activities in their field, paid or unpaid.

Internships are open to students of all nationalities

In order to participate in a Getty internship program, foreign nationals must enter the U.S. with a J-1 visa in the Intern or Trainee category or must be in compliance with the U.S. Department of State Requirements of the F-1 Visa Program. Students who are in F1 status when submitting a Getty internship application but who will have completed their studies (received their U.S. degree) before the start of the Getty internship, must allow for sufficient time outside the U.S. before applying for a J1 visa.

Location: Los Angeles, California Internships are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles or the Getty Villa in Malibu

Company/Organization  Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust

Getty Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust—the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation, as well as in Getty Publications—to graduate students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the visual arts. Training and work experience placements are available in areas such as curatorial, education, conservation, research, publications, information management, public programs, and grantmaking. Internships are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. All positions are full-time for twelve months from September 9, 2019, to September 4, 202

Schedule/Hours  Full Time

Time Frame.  twelve months from September 9, 2019, to September 4, 2020.

Compensation: The grant amount is $30,000 for twelve months, plus $1,000 towards relocation expenses. Housing is not provided. Support for research travel is available for up to $2,500. Graduate Interns are eligible to enroll in the Getty’s health care plan

Source: http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/11467004

Description: The intern in Special Collections Cataloging will gain hands-on experience with the GRI’s unique research collections, which include archives of artists, architects, dealers and art historians; sketches and drawings; prints from the 16th to the 21st century; rare photographs; and video and audio recordings. Among wide-ranging collection strengths are art collectors and collecting, 20th-century architecture, video and performance art, and Latin American art. The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to process and catalog special collections, with other projects assigned according to the intern’s skills and interests. Specific tasks may include re-housing and arranging materials, writing finding aids, creating catalog records, writing blog posts, contributing to team-based processing projects, and collaborating on digitization projects.

Website: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/initiatives/current/gradinterns/How to Apply: https://getty.fluxx.io/user_sessions/new

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POC: Phone: (310) 440-7320
E-mail: gradinterns@getty.edu

Deadline: Applicants are required to complete and submit the online Graduate Internship application form by 5:00p.m. Pacific Time on November 1, 2018.


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