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Asian Collection Reinstallation Internship

Internship Responsibilities

The BMA’s Department of the Arts of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Pacific Islands is seeking an Intern to support the reinstallation of historic Asian art at the museum. The Intern will gain research experience working with curators internationally and be given insight into exhibition installation. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in curatorial research and administration.

Responsibilities

  • Research specific objects and cultural environments
  • Corresponding with curators and professors in China
  • Preparing blog entries for museum website and social media
  • Other tasks as necessary

Preferred Qualifications

  • Writing / Communication skills
  • Research skills
  • Advanced reading /writing language proficiency in Chinese and/or Arabic

Proposed Schedule

  • This position can be performed as a hybrid structure, primarily remote with some potential onsite work
  • Working days will be Monday-Friday

 

Apply

Please see below for Application Instructions (we have added an online submission form option), required materials, and answers to other frequently asked questions. All application materials must be submitted by Sunday, January 29th, 2023.

Skill Set Required

  • Writing / Communication skills
  • Research skills
  • Advanced reading /writing language proficiency in Chinese and/or Arabic

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Spring (Feb - May)
Year: 2023
Hours per week: 10-20 hours
Workdays: Monday - Friday
Pay: Yes
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: January 29, 2023
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter, References
Application Instructions

 Spring 2023 Internship Application Instructions  

Eligibility  

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:  

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Graduate or Undergraduate Program
  • Recent graduate from an accredited program (within 5 years)  
  • PhD candidate   

* Please note that if a position has a specific education requirement, that will be clearly indicated in the description.

 

Commitment  

The information below indicates general scheduling and commitment requirements for our Internship Program:

  • Most positions will meet 2-3 days per week*  
  • All Interns will work approximately 16 hours per week  
  • Selected candidates will be expected to start by early March 2023.
  • If you require a specific number of hours or are planning to do this Internship for credit, please state your hourly requirements in your cover letter  

* A unique schedule will be created with each selected candidate based on their availability.    
 

Application Materials

Please submit the following documents to complete your application:

  • Cover Letter  
  • Resume   
  • Contact details for a reference should be listed on either your resume or cover letter
  • Applicants applying for a Graphic Design position must also include a link to their portfolio

Application Deadline  

All materials must be submitted by Sunday, January 29th, 2023.

  

Notification of Decision  

The review process will begin on Monday, January 30th. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified in the weeks following date. All applicants will be notified when a position has been filled.

Sending Applications Materials

Materials may be sent via the following options (please only choose one submission option):  

  • You may upload and submit your documents through the following form (please click on link): BMA Internship Application.
  • You may send your Resume and Cover Letter to the following e-mail address: internships@artbma.org (please indicate the position or positions you are applying for in the subject line).
  • You may send materials through the post only if there is no possibility to electronically send documents. You must also notify us that you’ve mailed materials by sending a message to the following e-mail address: internships@artbma.org.

Mailed Documents must be clearly labeled:

ATTN : Rachel Sanchez  

RE : Internship Application  

The Baltimore Museum of Art  

10 Art Museum Dr  

Baltimore, MD 21218  

  

BMA Internship Program Stipend  

Baltimore Museum of Art Interns are awarded a $1,000 stipend per season (spring, summer, or fall)

The Joshua Johnson Council Stipends  

Through generous support from our Joshua Johnson Council, we are able to offer two stipends per year aimed at increasing participation of minority groups who are underrepresented in the fields of museum programming and administration. JJC Stipend recipients will receive an additional $1,000 stipend. If you are interested in applying for a JJC Stipend, please indicate this clearly in your cover letter.

  

Any additional questions may be sent to internships@artbma.org. Please, no phone calls.  

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