Ayesha Bulchandani Graduate Education Internship l Spring 2018

Position Type:
Internships
Post Date:
October 18, 2017
Application Due:
November 27, 2017

Internship

The Education Department of The Frick Collection is now accepting applications from graduate students for the Ayesha Bulchandani Internship Program for spring 2018. The intern will gain experience in the development and implementation of public programs for the Frick's many audiences, with responsibilities that will include administrative and logistical coordination, research, and gallery teaching. Projects will be tailored to the intern's academic and career interests. Additionally, the intern will attend a wide range of staff-led enrichment sessions, including introductions to the resources of the Frick Art Reference Library and talks and conversation with curators and educators.

Education at the Frick provides a vital, diverse, and probing dialogue between The Frick Collection and the public through a commitment to excellence in gallery teaching and an array of programs of the highest quality. This internship provides a superb opportunity for participating in all aspects of museum education work in a small, dynamic department.

Eligibility

The Ayesha Bulchandani Internship is open to current graduate students pursuing degrees in art history, museum education, arts administration, museum studies, or other fields related to The Frick Collection. Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated interest in Western art and museum education. Foreign nationals must be eligible to participate in internship placements in the U.S and receive a stipend. Applicants are responsible for their own housing and travel arrangements.

Time Commitment

The internship will span one semester in Spring 2018. Activities will be carried out no less than two days a week.

Stipend

In addition to the other benefits associated with an internship at The Frick Collection, a stipend intended to help defray living costs during the internship period is available for Education interns under the Ayesha Bulchandani Internship Program for Graduate Students. The stipend award is $2,500.

Application Process and Timeline:

Applications for the Spring 2018 Ayesha Bulchandani Graduate Education Internship will be accepted on a rolling basis until November 27, 2017. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews, and applicants will be notified in January 2017.

All internship applications must be submitted via e-mail to Education Assistant at internships@frick.org, as follows:

  • Subject Line: "Ayesha Bulchandani Education Internship – Spring 2018"
  • Please write a cover letter in the e-mail body that includes the following:
    • Your reasons for applying to the Frick's Education Department, including a statement describing how an internship would enhance your academic course of study
    • Your preferred dates and hours of availability (to be discussed if selected for an interview)
    • The names, professional affiliations, telephone numbers, and email addresses of two references, at least one of which must be academic
  • Please attach your résumé, including your current GPA, as a PDF.

Education Internships
internships@frick.org
The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

No phone calls please.

For more information: Please revisit our internships page at https://www.frick.org/careers/internships

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