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Applications Open! 2024 Getty MUI Summer Internships

Center for the Study of Political Graphics has been awarded a grant from the Getty

Foundation to hire two undergraduate students for summer 2024 internships!

Terms:

Interns will work full-time and in person at CSPG’s office (40 hours/week, Monday-Friday) and receive a stipend of $6,925. The internships are 10 weeks long, from June 10-August 16, 2024 OR June 17-August 23, 2024. All interns will be required to attend 3 days of educational events organized by the Getty: an Arts Summit and two Learning Community events.


Positions Available:

1) Collections & Research Internship

CSPG is seeking an intern with a background in the humanities, such as art history, history, political science, etc., to work directly with historical and contemporary social movement posters. The intern will catalog and digitize posters, help update CSPG’s online finding aid to improve access to the collection, and assist with preliminary research for an upcoming exhibition.


2) Media & Design Internship

CSPG is seeking an intern 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 some archival responsibilities, including poster cataloging. Graphic design experience a plus.


Eligibility:

While these internships are intended for students from backgrounds underrepresented

in museums and visual arts professions, eligible candidates from all backgrounds are

encouraged to apply for consideration.


Applicants MUST meet these requirements:

  • Be a member of a group underrepresented in careers related to art conservation, museums, and/or visual arts organizations, which can include groups defined by – among other things – socioeconomic status, cultural background, physical or other disability, geographical origin and/or any life experiences that add diverse and underrepresented perspectives.

  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate in either a bachelor’s degree program or an associate’s degree program. Students must have completed at least one semester or two quarters of college by June. Students who graduated the semester or quarter immediately before the internship begins are also eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible.)

  • Attend college in or be a permanent resident of LA County; and

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident (non-citizen authorized to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis; also known as a "green card" holder). Students with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) status valid through the internship period are also eligible.


To Apply:

Submit the following

1) Résumé

2) Cover letter (in the body, indicate WHICH internship position you wish to apply for: Collections or Media)

3) References

4) Write “Getty Marrow Application” in the email subject line


Email applications by April 1, 2024 to Summer Benton, admin@politicalgraphics.org.

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