Museum is offering 3 Internships: The Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Internship, Museum education Summer Internship, and the PST Social Networking internship.
Multicultural Undergraduate Summer Internship supported by a grant from the J. Paul Getty Trust
An internship is available for a student to work full-time at the Pomona College Museum of Art for a ten-week period between June and August 2011. The Getty internship is intended for members of groups currently under-represented in museums and the visual arts, particularly individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent.
The internship will include projects specifically focused on Collections Maintenance and Registration. Working with Museum staff, the intern’s responsibilities will include assisting the Assistant Director/Registrar in a variety of tasks related to collection care, including inventory, database management, and physical preparation of objects in the Native American Collection in anticipation of moving to new storage. Depending on the skills and interests of the intern, additional duties might include gallery and studio visits with the curator. Educational tasks may include writing didactic labels and preparing outreach programs. Download PDF
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Social Networking Intern: Pacific Standard Time Programs
A Social Networking internship position is available for the Fall 2011 semester (and possibly renewable for the Spring 2012 semester). The Social Networking Intern for Pomona College’s Academic Programs will be expected to write and maintain a blog on all Pacific Standard Time events relevant to Pomona College’s courses. This will entail promoting upcoming events as well as attending and writing commentaries about assigned events and exhibitions. The internship will require 7-10 hours per week. The intern will be expected to work independently but be available for a weekly meeting with the Curator of the Museum’s Academic Programs. In addition to maintaining the program’s blog, the intern’s secondary responsibilities will include designing posters and distributing them on campus as needed. Download PDF
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Museum Education Summer Internship
An internship is available for a student to work full-time at the Pomona College Museum of Art for a ten-week period between June and August 2011. The internship will include researching topics related to The Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., 1945-1980 initiative. The intern’s primary responsibilities will include assisting the Curator of Academic Programs in developing research and procuring images to support Pomona College coursework that is being offered in conjunction with the Pacific Standard Time programs. Depending on the skills and interests of the intern, additional duties might include designing posters and preparing for events and visiting scholars scheduled for the Fall 2011 semester. Download PDF