Art internships and opportunities | MOMA, Guggenheim, Pékin Fine Arts, Site and Space in South Asia… and more

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INTERNSHIP | Singapore | Paid Internship | Asiapac Book – apply ASAP

Asiapac Books is currently seeking interns for editorial and design work. Students from art/design courses or humanities courses are preferred. Excellent design and writing skills are preferred as well. Interning at Asiapac Books is a great way to learn about independent book publishing and gain industry knowledge. Our internship programme typically requires a part-time commitment with a flexible schedule and runs for at least 2 months. To apply, please submit a short cover letter and CV. MORE HERE

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INTERNSHIP | Singapore | Paid Internship | iPreciation – apply ASAP

Established in 1999, iPreciation is a fine arts company that showcases the best of modern and contemporary Asian art. The intern’s job includes various behind-the-scenes duties, such as the organisation of exhibitions through artwork installation, coordination, and maintenance of gallery inventory and equipment, execution of gallery programmes, creation and dissemination of content on various social media platforms, as well as research and archival work. Ideally, the successful candidate should be bilingual in English and Mandarin, with good written and oral communication abilities. He/she should also possess efficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software and basic photography skills would be an added advantage. Salary will be discussed during the interview. Only shortlisted applicants will be called for interview, please send your cover letter and CV to brian.fong@ipreciation.com. MORE HERE

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INTERNSHIP | Hong Kong | Part-time Internship | Pékin Fine Arts – apply ASAP

Pékin Fine Arts now offers part-time internships for candidates looking for professional art gallery experience and training. The interns are in charge of updating gallery website, artist catalogues, specific projects and upcoming exhibitions, assisting in online art marketing, social media and online art promotion. Strong language skills in both English and Mandarin will be recommended. Work will be 2-3 days per week, 10am-6pm. Expected duration of the internship is no less than six months. Monthly stipend will be provided. Please email your CV and cover letter to info@pekinfinearts.com. MORE HERE

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INTERNSHIP | Hong Kong | Internship | Contemporary by Angela Li – apply ASAP

Contemporary by Angela Li is an established Hong Kong gallery, now seeking passionate, diligent interns to help at the gallery for a three-month duration and throughout Art Central 2018. The internship will start from January, 2-3 days per week. The successful candidate will be in charge of providing support to general admin tasks, exhibition preparations and gallery openings, events and art fairs. Current college students or recent college graduates are welcomed to apply. Fluency in Cantonese, English, Mandarin will be preferred. Proficiency in Photoshop or Illustrator will be preferred. Please send your cv and cover letter to Michelle Lau, michelle@cbal.com.hk. MORE HERE

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INTERNSHIP | Tokyo | Internship | AZITO – apply ASAP

Azito is an online gallery specialising in Japanese contemporary art started in 2009. It is now seeking interns in the positions of translator/writer, photographer and web management assistant. The translator/writer is in charge of writing exhibition reports by talking with artists and gallerists, writing artist profile and description of the artwork, and translating artist profile and description of the artwork. The photographer is in charge of visiting exhibitions to take photos, joining the interview session and take photos, and posting photos on SNS. The web management assistant is in charge of updating artworks and artist information, inputting articles on the website, designing web pages, banners and buttons. MORE HERE

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INTERNSHIP | New York | Paid Internship | Guggenheim Museum of Art – 31 January 2018

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for Summer 2018 internships in all museum departments.The Summer 2018 Internship Programme will begin on Monday 4 June and end on Friday 10 August. Summer internships are full-time, four days a week Monday to Thursday, in addition to half-day seminars on Fridays. Candidates must be of junior-year college level or above to be considered. The objective of the Internship Program is to offer practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields. Interns gain a general knowledge and broad understanding of how a particular department functions within the context of a major museum, as well as specific skills related to a particular department’s activities. Interns are assigned to a department based on their academic backgrounds, professional skills, interests and career goals. MORE HERE

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INTERNSHIP | New York | Paid Internship | MOMA – 11 February 2018

The Museum of Modern Art is seeking internship applications for the Summer programme (11 June – 17 August 2018). The Seasonal Internship Programme provides undergraduate and graduate students and beginning professionals with practical experience in a specific area of museum work at The Museum of Modern Art. In addition to departmental work, each Tuesday interns participate in professional development activities designed to increase understanding of the Museum’s various collections, exhibitions and departments. The Museum hosts approximately 25 interns per season in just about every department. Participants may arrange for academic credit through their school, but it is certainly not a requirement. MORE HERE

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OPEN CALL | Yangon, Penang, Huế | Participants | Site and Space in South Asia  – 14 January 2018

The organisers of Site and Space in Southeast Asia seek applications for participation in a two-year funded research opportunity exploring the art, architecture and landscape of Southeast Asia. The programme explores the intersections of urban space, art and culture in three cities – Yangon, Penang, and Huế – through collaborative, site-based research. Applications are invited from early career researchers working in related areas, and are particularly welcomed from those connected to institutions in the region; with experience in modes of spatial analysis in the humanities; and with interest in digital approaches to site-based research. For questions relating to the project or the application process, please contact the project director, Dr Stephen Whiteman at stephen.whiteman@sydney.edu.au. MORE HERE

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JOB | London | Exhibitions Assistant | The British Museum – 18 January 2018

The exhibitions department is looking to recruit an Exhibitions Assistant to provide administrative support in relation to the successful delivery of the Museum’s programme of temporary exhibitions and displays. The successful candidate will work with a number of key stakeholders to provide support for selected exhibition projects and provide day to day administration of the Department’s finances. He/she will be responsible for diary management, producing agendas, minute taking, creating and maintaining project documentation, and presenting information and undertaking research tasks. He/she will act as liaison with exhibition stakeholders and suppliers, including on-site support in the installation and dismantling of exhibitions whilst also maintaining departmental records, files and archives. MORE HERE

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