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Curatorial Intern (P/T)—African Arts

Brooklyn Museum
Working Time
Part Time

The Exhibition Curatorial Intern in African Arts is primarily responsible for assisting with research and organization related to a special exhibition drawn from the Museum’s collection of over 5,000 historical works from across the continent. The primary project promotes accessibility by transcribing audio and creating text captions for a series of video interviews to be included in an upcoming exhibition, with other projects related to general exhibition or departmental support. The ideal candidate is an advanced undergraduate, recent college graduate, or graduate student with knowledge of African arts and history, prior research and audio transcription experience, excellent communication and organizational skills with a strong eye for detail, and an interest in a museum career. Knowledge of Yoruba language is a plus, but not required.

Compensation: The internship is unpaid; however, school credit may be earned.

Start and end dates: Fall 2018 semester; specific dates to be determined with supervisor.

Work schedule: Flexible with work and/or academic schedule; 7–14 hours per week.

To apply: Send your résumé and cover letter to Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.