Company Description: Curatorial Assistance is a creative think tank for the arts that provides a wide array of museum and
 exhibition preparation services including curatorial research,
 exhibition design, international exhibition touring, publication design
 and publishing, digital imaging,
 and art services including framing and crating. Since 1987 Curatorial
 Assistance, Inc. (CA) and its sister nonprofit organization, Curatorial
 Assistance Traveling Exhibitions (CATE), have toured more than 800 contemporary 
and historical art exhibitions to major museums, university galleries
 and art centers worldwide.

Curatorial Assistance hosts a robust internship program with rotating positions available in the following departments:

Digital Imaging/Archive Intern:

CA seeks several interns
 to play a crucial role in the digitizing, cataloguing and conservation 
of a major photographic collection made by Britain's preeminent
 Modernist photographer from 1907 to 1945 (Learn more about E.O. Hoppé at www.eohoppe.com). This position involves extensive Photoshop work and digital archive management, as well as the conservation/archival of the original negatives and prints from this special collection. Work on additional photographic collections as needed.

Creative Marketing Intern: 

CATE seeks creative marketing interns
 to aid in the development of new strategies and organization in the marketing of traveling exhibitions to museums around the world, including social media development. View our current traveling exhibitions here: http://www.curatorial.org/exhibitions_current.html. 

This position teaches database management, marketing and outreach strategies, systems organization, online research, writing, editing and graphic design. The experience also provides networking opportunities and increased knowledge of worldwide art museums, exhibitions and collections, museum procedures, and creative communication. We primarily use (and will teach) FileMaker Pro and Adobe InDesign, among other programs.

Curatorial & Registrar Assistant Intern:

CATE seeks motivated, detail-oriented interns to assist with research and consolidation of information on existing and incoming exhibitions, creating checklists, and performing registration/condition reporting of incoming and outgoing artworks. This position may require standing for long periods, handling sensitive artworks, and working with the Art Services department to ensure proper preservation and handling of artworks.

Non-profit Development Intern:

CATE seeks interns interested in developing their knowledge and practice in the field of non-profit management, including research, writing, and editing of grant proposals, fundraising strategies, and community outreach. Additional consideration will be given to those interested in developing educational guidelines and course suggestions to accompany traveling exhibitions.

Social Media Intern:

Seeking professional, detail-oriented interns interested in developing skills as social media manager by helping to maintain a visible presence for CA and CATE across multiple social media platforms. This position requires quick thinking, cross-referencing of information, excellent writing and editing skills, and good judgement. Maintain social media calendar, conduct research, engage with audiences, and draft/schedule posts across platforms.  

Qualifications: All successful candidates should have excellent
 communication and written English skills. Preference will be given to
 candidates with demonstrated ability in writing, editing, art history, photography,
 Photoshop, InDesign, web design, database management and online research capabilities. Successful applicants are self-motivated, creative, organized, and eager to both learn and share their skills.

Location: Curatorial Assistance is located at 113 East Union Street,
 Pasadena, in the heart of Old Town Pasadena. We are close to public 
transit, including the Metro Gold Line one block away, and can offer free parking to interns.

Schedule/Pay: This is an unpaid volunteer internship with an estimated three-month duration. Reimbursement of parking costs and $10 per day is provided
 for expenses. Minimum of 16 hours per week. Full-time welcome. Course
 credit is possible. Schedule may be arranged to suit individual needs,
 though we prefer interns to work two or more days per week.
 Curatorial Assistance open office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00a-6:00p.

Starting Date: Immediate / On-going; Hiring Quarterly

Application Procedure: Email resume, references, and a letter of interest to:

Jeremy Bigalke, Executive Director | [email protected] | Tel: 626-577-9696 

Curatorial Assistance, 113 East Union
 Street, Pasadena, CA 91103