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Multicultural Summer Internship for Undergraduates

Chinese American Museum

Description

The Chinese American Museum is currently seeking two qualified undergraduate students for a Multicultural Summer Internship funded by the Getty Grant Program. Interns will receive training in collections management, exhibition planning support, and archive and database maintenance. They will also have the opportunity to participate in the Museum's executive, inter-organizational, and community-oriented projects and activities, such as the Oral History Project at the Museum's Newsletter. The Getty will host the Interns at four events which will be held by various cultural organizations during the grant period.

Qualifications

These internships are available for currently enrolled undergraduates who are members of underrepresented groups in professions related to museums and the visual arts. Candidates are welcome from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts. Applicants must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2002; not be graduating before Dec. 2002; and be a resident of or attend college in Los Angeles County. Excellent verbal and written communication and computer literacy are strongly desired.

Deadline

April 26, 2002 by 5:00 pm.

Details

Duration: June 17-Aug. 23, 2002; 40 hours per week (8 hours a day); $3,500 for a ten week period

Application

Please mail your current resume and letter of interest with two letters of recommendation to the address below: (electronic and faxed submissions will not be accepted). For further information call (213) 626-5240 or visit: www.camla.org

Sonia Mak-Assistant Curator
Chinese American Museum
125 Paseo de la Plaza, Ste. 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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