Please note: The start dates of these internships are flexible based on the availability of the candidate and the requirements of the department.
Public Art Internship 1: Collection Management
Period of Internship: 6 months
About This Internship
The intern will learn to support the department’s growing collection and gain an understanding of the details and effort of organising and conserving old and new public artwork.
Specialist area: Collection Management
Qualification Required: University / College Student
- Strong organisational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Ability to work effectively independently, as a team member, and with the public;
- Proficient computer skills, including word processing and database programmes.
The intern will be engaged in the following:
- Processing, cataloguing and partially digitising assigned collection items;
- Physically processing and numbering artefacts and organising assigned materials;
- Completing catalogue records in the database;
- Preparing condition reports;
- Regular visits to conservation and installation sites;
- Updating and inventorying storage locations;
- Preparing loan agreements and handover documents.