Full- and Part-time positions

JOB TITLE: 1. Archives Intern; 2. Digital Archives/Photo Intern
STATUS: Part-time, Temporary    
LOCATION: Manhattan, New York
REPORTS TO: Director of Archives

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

1. Archives Intern
Under supervision of the Director of Archives and Assistant Archivist, the internship focuses on basic activities within the archives. Possible projects include:
•    Arrange, describe, and rehouse archives materials
•    Create finding aids and/or digital object records in ArchivesSpace
•    Assist with digitization of archival materials and metadata entry
•    Assist with research appointments and other duties as assigned

•    Current or recent Master of Science in Library and Information Science student with a specialization in archives
•    Knowledge of basic archival principles
•    Familiarity with ArchivesSpace or similar database desired
•    Knowledge of Rauschenberg and modern art a plus

2. 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

ADA Specifications
•    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 email a resume, cover letter, and two (2) references to archives@rauschenbergfoundation.org. Include the position title in the subject line. No phone calls. Application deadlines vary per session: spring by October 1; summer by February 1; and fall by June 1.