Internship Opportunity at Hartman

Applications Due April 23

The Hartman Rock Garden is offering a paid internship this summer to students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs who wish to gain professional experience in the fields of art history, conservation, history, and museum studies. This intern will work alongside the garden’s strong volunteer base and professional advisors, including art historians and folk art conservators. Tasks will include research, writing, interpretation, and basic hands-on conservation.This internship totals approximately 185 hours during the summer term. Schedules are based on the intern’s academic calendar. A $1500 stipend will be awarded at the completion of the internship.

Requirements:

• Undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university, or students who have graduated within the past twelve months

• A focus or interest in History, Art History, Conservation, Museum Studies, or a related field

• Students are generally expected to have an overall G.P.A. of 3.0 or its equivalent.

Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:

• Basic knowledge of American History

• Ability to work with hands and basic tools (paint brush, hammer, etc.) in an outdoor setting

• Standard computer skills and ability to learn new technologies • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Ability to conduct basic research at local libraries and archives after a brief training

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume, two references (names and email addresses only), and a writing sample (preferably from your collegiate work) by Sunday, April 23, 2017 to:

Kevin Rose, Historian, at krose @ hmturnerfoundation.org

The position will be filled and all applicants will be notified by Monday, May 1.

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