The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation : Digital Archives/Photo Intern
Currently accepting applications for two (2) Fall 2019 internships. Application deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Qualified applicants may be contacted, interviewed, and hired prior to deadline.
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation is seeking current or recent bachelor/graduate students for two (2) internships: archives and photography/digital asset management. The 12-week internships require a minimum commitment of 2-3 days a week within one of the time periods listed below. Exact start and finish dates are flexible. Interns will receive an hourly stipend, and academic credit is encouraged and supported. Internships are available in:
• Spring: January to April
• Summer: May to August
• Fall: September to December
Digital Archives/Photo Intern
Under supervision of the Director of Archives and Assistant Archivist, the internship focuses on digital asset management of artwork imagery. Possible projects include:
• Digitization of artwork transparencies and photographs
• File-naming and metadata entry for new and existing digital assets
• Editing and color correction of new and existing assets
• Cold storage rehousing as needed
• Licensing and permissions requests as needed
• Current or recent BFA student or above in Photography, Library Science, or Archives, or related relevant field
• Knowledge of Adobe CC; familiarity with metadata standards desired
• Knowledge of Rauschenberg and modern art a plus
• Requires ability to sit, stand, speak and hear, sometimes for extended periods of time
• Must be able to safely lift up to 50 lbs.
• Must be able to climb stairs and ladders
How to Apply
If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter, and two (2) references. No phone calls. Application deadlines vary per session: spring by October 1; summer by February 1; and fall by June 1.