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The Irving Penn Foundation

Thursday, January 11, 2018 1:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

(January 10, 2018)

The intern will work with Foundation staff handling photographic prints in the archive. Responsibilities include inventory and organization of photographic prints and preparation for transport. Internship-specific training will be on-site and closely supervised. This position calls for standards of total care and handling of works of art in a climate-controlled environment. 


-Must possess outstanding work ethic. 

 -Exercise utmost care and respect for fine art prints and precious materials. 

 -Abide to strict Foundation procedures for workplace confidentiality. -Knowledge of archival standards. 

 -Applicant must be currently enrolled in fine art, art administration, library and information science, museum studies, or other applicable undergraduate, graduate or certificate programs. 

Location: Brooklyn, NY Tentative start date: February 2018

Please write a brief, one-page cover letter expressing your interest in working with the Foundation. Include your resume with current work and academic experience, as well as 2 references which may include personal and academic. E-mail your application to: internship@irvingpenn.org No phone calls please. Applicants must be able to interview in person or by phone.
questions? communications@nycarchivists.org
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