Paid Spring/Summer 2022 internship at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Date: 

Monday, January 31, 2022 (All day)

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are seeking one advanced undergraduate or graduate in Art History to intern in the European Paintings Department. Find application here.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM, Spring/Summer 2022

The intern will work closely with the curatorial staff assisting with permanent collection documentation, research, and daily administrative tasks.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The intern will work closely with curatorial staff on a major initiative to digitize collection records. Typical duties may include entering information from printed catalogues and paper files into the collection database, vetting existing records in the database, and object-file review, as well as more occasional in-depth bibliographic research. The intern may work closely with staff in other museum departments including, but not limited to Registration, Collections Information, Conservation, Publications, and Information Technology. The internship may also involve general administrative support for the European Paintings Department, as well as attending and assisting with special programs.

SPECIFICS OF THE PROGRAM

Interns are required to commit either a minimum of 10 hours per week over a period of 6 months or 40 hours per week over a period of 6 weeks. Coursework in European art history strongly preferred. BA (or expected BA), including coursework in art history, required.

HOURS

Interns are required to work either: 

  • A minimum of 10 hours per week from March through August, 2022.
  • A minimum of 40 hours per week from mid-June through July, 2022.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

This internship is an opportunity to work in a position of responsibility in the European Paintings Department of the Fine Arts Museums and contribute to the department's on-going research and documentation initiatives. This internship is geared toward interns with career or graduate school goals within art history, as the experience gained will be within a curatorial department.

COMPENSATION

Hourly Rate of Pay: $20.00

Application Deadline: January 31, 2022

If you require an alternative method of completing this application please contact humanresources@famsf.org.

All new COFAM employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Please contact humanresources@famsf.org with any questions.