Pre-program Summer 2018 Internship, Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, OH, USA)

Isobel Rutherford pre-program conservation internship

Application deadline: March 2, 2018

The Cleveland Museum of Art is offering a summer internship opportunity for a pre-program student to work with the Objects Conservation department.

Projects will reflect the Museum’s upcoming programming in exhibitions, loans and acquisitions, including preparation and maintenance of the Yayoi Kusama “Infinity Mirrors” exhibition. The internship is for the duration of 8-10 weeks and is paid at $12/hour. Candidates should have completed their prerequisite coursework for admission into graduate programs, and should have previous experience working with conservators. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Please submit a letter of interest and e-portfolio. Selected candidates will be interviewed by telephone or Skype, or if possible, in person at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Applications must be submitted by March 2, 2018.

The intern must be authorized to work in the United States and must provide acceptable verification of such eligibility in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Selected candidates will be invited for an interview, either in person of via Skype. A portfolio of conservation treatments and research should be presented by the candidate at the interview. At that time the candidate should be prepared to give a 20-minute PowerPoint presentation.

The Cleveland Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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