Chicago, IL: Postgrad and Graduate Summer Assistantships, John David Mooney Foundation

Job Opening Title: Postgraduate Internships and graduate Summer Assistantships
Institution/Organization Name: John David Mooney Foundation
Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Chicago, IL, USA
Application Deadline: May 15, 2015
Years of experience required: 3-5+

The John David Mooney Foundation is accepting applications for postgraduate Internships and graduate Summer Assistantships, in archival preservation, collections’ management, and curatorial practices.

Archival management will entail the cataloging and digitization of works of art, photographs, and slides, manuscripts, and paper documents, and will include the preparation and scanning of works on paper.

Skills required include:

•Archival and reference skills
•Manuscript processes
•Transcription abilities
•Database management
•Knowledge of electronic databases
•Archive, recording keeping, and preservation experience
•Experience establishing or improving workflows for accessioning, processing, and providing access to digital records preferred.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and your resume to the John David Mooney Foundation at jdmstudio(at)mooneyfoundation.org

More information about the foundation can be found at: www.mooneyfoundation.org

About the Foundation: The John David Mooney Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 public educational organization that seeks to transform the public domain through art, architecture, and urban planning in a way that fosters and demonstrates the unique societal responsibility of the artist. The Foundation fulfills its mission in three ways: by creating accessible art experiences within the public domain, by providing interdisciplinary, professional studio experience and leadership training in the arts, and by bringing the very best international art and architecture to Chicago. The Foundation’s world renowned Apprentice and Internship Program and its vast array of free public exhibitions, symposia, lectures, and community programs demonstrate the Foundation’s commitment to service through the Arts.

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