Pace gallery is seeking Interns to join our Research & Archives Department for the summer to assist with a variety of library and archive related projects. The two internship positions are ideal for students enrolled in an accredited Master’s Degree program in Library & Information Science who are seeking to further their experience and skills, and gain insight into the inner workings of a modern contemporary gallery.
Our ideal candidate will have taken course work, or have prior experience, in original and copy cataloging, as well as familiarity with AACR2, RDA and current cataloging practices. The Library intern will be specifically tasked with:
• Researching and compiling artist exhibition history and bibliographies
• Administrative tasks as assigned by the department
This internship requires prior experience, or familiarity, with PC based image scanning and editing software, and familiarity with archive based database programs. Specific tasks will relate to:
• Digitizing records according to established protocols
• Entering data into archival management system
• Researching and record metadata
• Reviewing records and scans for quality control
Both internship positions require a commitment of two (2) full days a week through the end of summer. We are looking for individuals who are driven, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and who are able to work both independently and collaboratively with a team. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of basic library service and archival principles; bibliographic research and cataloging, have digitization experience, and have knowledge archival processing and organization. An active interest in modern and contemporary art is also helpful.
Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Please note these are two separate intern positions, although, candidates may submit one application for both. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with ‘Pace R&A intern’ as the subject line. Please specify which internship you would like to be considered for.
Pace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
New York, NY