University of Pennsylvania Art Collection Summer 2013 Internship
The University of Pennsylvania Art Collection will offer a highly interactive internship for Penn undergraduates wishing to gain firsthand experience working with the University Art Collection. Today the University’s collection includes more than 6,000 objects, most of which are hung in buildings all around campus. The student intern will work with full-time staff members in the Curator’s Office researching these artworks, organizing and archiving documentary materials, and inventorying and photographing core pieces in the collection. The intern will gain valuable practical experience in collections management while getting a unique opportunity to explore Penn’s growing art collection. For more information on the University of Pennsylvania Art Collection, please visit our website: http://www.upenn.edu/curator.
A background or interest in Art History or History is valuable for students applying for this position, along with a basic knowledge of Photoshop.