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IFPDA Internship (paid) for Prints and Drawings at Portland Art Museum

09 May 2017 1:39 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

The Portland Art Museum has been awarded a grant from the International Fine Print Dealers Association Foundation to fund one paid summer internship for 2017. The eight-week internship offers a rare opportunity to work directly with the prints of the Portland Art Museum, a collection of graphic arts spanning more than 500 years. The intern will report to the curator of prints and drawings and will gain valuable experience in cataloguing, researching, and handling works of art on paper.

The starting date for this role is negotiable, but should be on or after June 5, 2017. Hours are part time (21 hours per week) for eight weeks. Compensation is budgeted at $17.85 per hour, as grant funding is $3,000 in total for this internship role. The role include a variety of perks such as free Museum admission, Gift Shop discounts, and screenings at the NW Film Center. Please see our website for more details.

For more information and to apply online visit and include:
a. Cover letter outlining the applicant’s interest in the position and any experience with prints and other works on paper. Please explain the value of this internship to your studies and career goals;
b. Current résumé;
c. Academic transcript or a list of coursework in art history;
d. Professional references (please include name, title, institution, and contact information)

For questions please contact

The Portland Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: May 12, 2017


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