Apply now: 2018 GETTY MULTICULTURAL UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER INTERNSHIPS



Media & Design InternshipCSPG is seeking an intern with a major in graphic design, or related experience, to assist with marketing and outreach, curate content for CSPG’s online platforms, and help design educational and promotional materials. The intern will also have archival responsibilities, including poster cataloguing, preparing digital images to be linked to database records, and an introduction to exhibition development. Required: working experience with Microsoft Office programs, strong visual interpretation and research skills, working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop; knowledge of InDesign a plus.

Archive & Research InternshipCSPG is seeking an intern with a background in the humanities, such as art history, history, political science etc., to research and catalogue social movement posters, update CSPG’s online finding aid, prepare digital images to be linked to database records, and assist with exhibition research and development. Required: working experience with Microsoft Office programs, strong visual interpretation and research skills.

TO APPLY: Please e-mail the following materials to Jerri Allyn at admin@politicalgraphics.org by April 30, 20181) Cover letter with a description of how you meet the requirements for the position,2) Resume,3) Contact information for 3 references.4) Please include name and internship title in the subject line of the email.The Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) has been awarded a grant from the Getty Foundation to hire two undergraduate students for summer internships: one Archive & Research Intern and one Media & Design Intern. Each intern will receive a stipend of $5,000 for a full-time, ten week period between June 4 and August 24, 2018.

Qualification & Eligibility Requirements

Students must:

  • Be of a group underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including, but not limited to, individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Middle Eastern or Pacific Islander descent

  • Be currently enrolled undergraduates. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2017. Students graduating in May or June 2017 are also eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible.)

  • Reside or attend college in Los Angeles County a­nd

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • Students who have previously served as Getty Multicultural Summer Interns at CSPG are not eligible

CSPG is an educational and research archive with more than 90,000 social movement posters and prints from the 19th century to the present, including the largest collection of post WWII political posters in the USA. CSPG demonstrates the power and significance of these artistic expressions of social change through traveling exhibitions, lectures, publications, workshops, and making the Archive accessible to researchers, curators and students. Through our diverse programs, CSPG is reclaiming the power of art to inspire people to action.


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