Internships available: Cincinnati Art Museum

Summer Internships in Paintings Conservation

The Cincinnati Art Museum seeks two conservation graduate students this summer to treat paintings for an upcoming exhibition. Under the supervision of the paintings conservator the interns will examine, document and conserve works by Cincinnati artist, Frank Duveneck (1848-1919).

Cincinnati lies in the scenic and hilly Ohio River valley, at the borders of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. High above the city in Eden Park, the museum, founded in 1881, has an encyclopedic collection of over 65,000 works of art. Our Conservation Department is an integral part of the museum team and includes conservators specializing in paintings, objects, paper and textiles.

Our preferred internship candidate is a student in a recognized conservation training program with a specialization in paintings, but experienced pre-program applicants will also be considered. The successful candidates will possess good hand skills, a basic understanding of paintings conservation and interest in learning about museum practice.

The internships are for eight weeks during the summer of 2019, start dates negotiable. The successful candidates will arrange her/his housing. A stipend of $6800 will be paid bi-weekly. Our application deadline in December 1, 2018. The successful applicants will be notified no later than January 15th, 2019.

To apply, please send a letter of interest along with curriculum vitae and if available, a list of completed conservation coursework and a sample treatment report. Please include the contact information for one or two references.

Questions may be directed to serena.urry@cincyart.org.

Please send the application to:

Cincinnati Art Museum

ATTN: Human Resources

953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596

Fax: (513) 639-2932

Email: internships@cincyart.org

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