Photography Curatorial Internship@ Cleveland Museum of Art

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The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Department of Photography seeks an intern to research works in the collection, particularly recent acquisitions of work by Magnum photographers as well as proposed acquisitions. The intern will also assist in the preparation of temporary exhibitions. For 2017/18, the department’s upcoming exhibitions include one about images of African American life in the 1960s by Louis Draper and Leonard Freed and another about American photography in the 1930s. The intern may assist with the organization of lectures and artists’ visits, work on art and artist research, and help prepare other exhibition or publication related material. The ideal candidate will already have some knowledge of the history of photography and excellent computer research skills. Foreign language skills a plus.

Application Materials: a 500-word essay detailing what you hope to gain from this internship, a résumé that includes employment and education; a writing sample not longer than 3 pages in length, and at least one letter of recommendation.

Application deadline is March 1, 2017.

Click here to apply.

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