Pasantía publicado por: Rubin Museum of Art
Publicado el: 07/12/2012
Commitment: 10-20 hours per week
Semesters: Spring or full academic year
Academic Level: Mature undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student
Description: Under the guidance of Rubin Museum curators, the Curatorial Intern will perform research, occasionally in Tibetan language, and provide support for curatorial work and upcoming exhibitions that focus on Himalayan art. The candidate should be well-organized, with good attention to detail, knowledge of working with images, and familiarity with scanning and editing software.
Skills Required: East Asian Languages and Cultures, South Asian Studies, Tibetan Studies, Asian Art History, or Religious Studies research skills focusing on the Himalayan region.
Skills Desired: Reading and writing knowledge of Tibetan; Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and image software (Photoshop). Must have excellent writing skills.
Rubin Museum of Art Overview:
The mission of the Rubin Museum of Art is to foster a dynamic environment that stimulates learning, promotes understanding, and inspires personal connections to the idea, cultures, and art of Himalayan Asia. Now in its eighth year, the museum welcomes over 200,000 visitors annually and has 6,000 members. The museum is recognized for its innovative exhibitions and programs that explore cross-disciplinary ideas, and offers thematic exhibitions that often offer cross-cultural comparisons. The pace is lively with more than ten changing exhibitions and more than 250 public programs a year. The museum's preeminent collection includes works of art from present-day Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, and the Tibetan Plateau. For more information, please visit: www.rmanyc.org
Interns in all museum departments are invited to participate in several group activities per semester:
All internships are unpaid. Academic requirements may be fulfilled by arrangement with the individual college or university. Rubin Museum interns receive the following benefits:
Applicants are encouraged to apply for up to three internships (descriptions follow). Please write a one-page cover letter which specifies (1) which internships you are applying for, (2) your relevant qualifications, (3) your interest in the Rubin Museum of Art, and (4) your availability (days/times).
Please email your resume and cover letter to:
Coordinator, Internship Program
Rubin Museum of Art