The Willem de Kooning Foundation: Internship

The Willem de Kooning Foundation is a not-for-profit, artist-endowed foundation whose mission is to foster the study and appreciation of Willem de Kooning’s life and work through research, exhibitions and educational programs.

The Foundation is offering an internship to assist with archives, research projects, and other Foundation responsibilities. This is an opportunity to learn about the nature of an artist’s foundation and Willem de Kooning in particular. The internship will begin immediately and has the possibility to continue through the spring and summer 2020.

Eligibility: Candidate must be currently enrolled in a university art history or museum studies program at a senior, masters, or PhD level. Eligibility is extended to those who graduated in 2019.

The successful candidate must demonstrate sound writing, proofreading, communication, and research skills. He or she must be a detail-oriented, highly organized and discreet individual who is both a team player and self-motivated. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel) is required, and familiarity with FileMaker Pro and social media platforms is a plus. Knowledge of twentieth-century American art, specifically Abstract Expressionism, is preferred.

Interested parties may submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and 2 references to:

Deadline for submission is December 4, 2019.



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