Updated: Apr 13, 2021
The Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) has been awarded a grant from the Getty Foundation to hire one undergraduate student for a summer Archive & Research Internship. The intern will receive a stipend of $6,000 for a full-time, ten-week period. Internship begins June 2021.
Qualification and Eligibility Requirements:
Be of a group underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including, but not limited to, individuals of African American, Asian, Latinx, Native American, Middle Eastern or Pacific Islander descent.
Be a currently enrolled undergraduate. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2021. Students graduating in May or June 2021 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
Students who have previously served as Getty Marrow Summer Interns at CSPG are not eligible
UPDATE: Due to the extraordinary circumstances of COVID-19, students who graduated after April 1, 2020 will also be eligible to apply for summer 2021.
CSPG is seeking an intern with a background in the humanities, such as art history, history, political science, etc., to research and catalogue historical and contemporary social movement posters, help update CSPG’s online finding aid, and assist with exhibition research and development.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Catalogue posters and work with our internal collection database
Work closely with the archivist to plan and document a digitization project
Research topics and social movements in preparation for CSPG’s next exhibition
TO APPLY: Please email the following materials to Camille Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 19, 2021. 1) Cover letter with a description of how you meet the requirements for the position, 2) Resume, 3) Contact (email and phone) information for 3 references. Please include your name and ‘Getty Marrow’ in the subject line of your email.
Please note: This is planned as a remote internship. Training and work will be conducted in accordance with the LA County Department of Public Health and the State of California COVID-19 Guidance. Applicants must be available to report to work in person, but may not need to until onsite work resumes.