Rubin Museum of Art seeking curatorial intern

The Rubin Museum is offering the following internships:

Curatorial Intern
Commitment: 10-15 hours per week
Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer or full academic year
Academic Level: Mature undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student
Description: Under the guidance of Rubin Museum curators, the Curatorial
Intern will perform research and provide support for upcoming exhibitions
that focus on Himalayan art. The candidate should have a background in
Tibetan or South Asian Studies. Knowledge of Sanskrit is strongly desirable.
The candidate should be well-organized, with good attention to detail,
knowledge of working with images, and familiarity with scanning and editing

Skills Required: Tibetan Studies, Art History, or Religious Studies research
skills focusing on the Himalayan region. Skills Desired: Sanskrit,
Proficiency in MS Excel, Photoshop, and MS Word.

Rubin Museum of Art Overview:
Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) is home to a comprehensive collection of art from
the Himalayas and surrounding regions. Through changing exhibitions and an
array of engaging public programs, RMA offers opportunities to explore the
artistic legacy of the Himalayan region and to appreciate its place in the
context of world cultures. RMA¹s collection consists of paintings,
sculptures, and textiles. Although works of art range in date over two
millennia, most reflect major periods and schools of Himalayan art from the
12th century onward. The exhibitions are organized with particular care to
assist viewers who are new to Himalayan art. Wall texts and interpretive
panels supply aesthetic, social, and historical perspectives to both
scholars and casual viewers. For more information, please visit: <>

Intern Benefits:
All internships are unpaid. Academic requirements may be fulfilled by
arrangement with the individual college or university. In appreciation of
their dedication, interns receive the following benefits:
* Free admission at museums across the country
* 10% discount in the Café @ RMA
* 25% discount on most items in the Shop @ RMA
* Free admission to most RMA programs when/if available
* 10% discount on selected RMA programs
* Invitation to an annual appreciation event

How to apply:
Email resume and cover letter (noting your availability, interests, and
qualifications) to:
Louise Brooks
Manager, Community Relations and Volunteer Programs
Rubin Museum of Art

Louise Brooks
Manager, Community Relations and Volunteer Programs

Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011
140 West 17th Street | staff and delivery entrance
212.620.5000 x328 | office
212.675.0105 | fax <> |
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Curatorial Internship 2011_EP.pdf


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