WILLIAM KING MUSEUM Center for Art and Cultural Heritage
FALL 2014 SEMESTER
SOPHOMORE -SENIOR LEVELS
JOB DESCRIPTION: Curatorial Department Intern: The student will learn and participant in some basic elements of curatorial work. The projects available will depend on the scheduled activities of the department over the duration of the internship. The intern's tasks may include the following: learning how to properly document and catalogue items in a collection, entering this information into the museum's database, completing condition reports, updating object files, and conducting inventories of collections. The intern may be called upon to assist in the preparation and installation of exhibits, learning about how an exhibition comes to fruition in the process. Interns may be asked to conduct small research projects based on upcoming exhibitions, including gathering research materials for curators. If an installation is scheduled to take place during the internship, the intern will be expected to help, including painting, placing objects or artwork, and placing text. For this reason, all interns will be introduced to basic art handling during their internship. Other possible tasks include mailing and distributing exhibition materials, traveling to site or studio visits to help curators, and select small clerical duties.
HOURS: 10-19 (1 Credit Hour)
DEADLINE: All paperwork must be completed prior to the start of the semester.